Galaxy Lights display

Photo Gallery: Galaxy Lights

The most wonderful event of the year is back! Galaxy Lights, presented by Reliant, has arrived to take you on an out-of-this-world festive experience to see a totally unique holiday lights display. You don’t want to miss this Space City tradition! Take a sneak peek at this year’s Galaxy Lights

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Water Recovery System

ISS20 Trivia: Week 3

This month we are celebrating 20 years of continuous human presence on the International Space Station (ISS)! In honor of this major milestone, we are featuring ISS themed trivia questions. Test your knowledge below!

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STS-129 launch

Mission Monday – STS-129 launches eleven years ago today

On Nov. 16, 2009, shuttle orbiter Atlantis launched to the International Space Station (ISS) carrying a crew of six for the STS-129 mission. It was eleven years ago this week, that Atlantis lifted off into history. The launch marked the 129th shuttle flight in NASA’s Space Shuttle Program and the

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he Apollo 12 three-man crew pictured left to right are: Astronauts Charles Conrad, Spacecraft Commander; Richard F. Gordon, pilot of the Command Module `Yankee Clipper'; and Alan L. Bean, pilot of the Lunar Module `Intrepid'.

#OTD: 14 Nov. 1969 Apollo 12 Launches to the Moon for Second Crewed Landing

On Nov. 14, 1969, at 11:22 a.m. EST. Apollo 12 lifted off from Launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida–after being struck twice by lightning! Carried by a Saturn V rocket, the Apollo 12 capsule, nicknamed the Yankee Clipper, launched mission crew Commander Charles “Pete” Conrad Jr.,

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Crew-1 mission

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 prepare for liftoff aboard spacecraft ‘Resilience’

Are you ready for #LaunchAmerica? NASA and SpaceX are targeting Nov. 14 for the launch of the agency’s Crew-1 mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Liftoff is scheduled for Nov. 14 6:49 p.m. CT* from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Watch the launch and

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NASA's SpaceX Crew-1 portrait

ISS20 Trivia: Week 2

This month we are celebrating 20 years of continuous human presence on the International Space Station (ISS)! In honor of this major milestone, we are featuring ISS themed trivia questions. Test your knowledge below!

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Become a Girls STEM Pathway mentor

Mission Control is an integral component of exploration – from launch to execution to completion, it serves to guide, develop, and integrate all components of a mission. Much like NASA’s Mission Control, mentors serve to guide, encourage and support our future explorers. Space Center Houston would like to invite women

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STS-5 crew

Mission Monday: STS-5, the first operational shuttle mission

38 years ago, this week, the shuttle orbiter Columbia, carrying a crew of four, rocketed into space for STS-5, the fifth NASA Space Shuttle mission and the first operational shuttle mission in NASA’s Space Shuttle Program. The flight lasted just over five days, landing on Nov. 16, 1982 at Edwards

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VIDEO: Special presentation with Dr. Jennifer Wiseman

Explore ghostly nebulas, invisible matter and black holes in a virtual presentation from Dr. Jennifer Wiseman, Hubble Space Telescope Senior Project Scientist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Dr. Jennifer Wiseman is a senior astrophysicist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, where she serves as the senior

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ISS20 Trivia: Week 1

This month we are celebrating 20 years of continuous human presence on the International Space Station (ISS)! In honor of this major milestone, we are featuring ISS themed trivia questions. Test your knowledge below!

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