Space Center Houston honors heroes with free admission

To reach for the stars requires support from a solid foundation. No one provides that foundation of safety like the military and first responders like firefighters, police officers and emergency medical technicians. Their service and sacrifice makes them everyday heroes. These heroes inspire us every day with their dedication to

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VIDEO: First ever all-female spacewalk

On the first ever all-female spacewalk today, NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir venture outside the International Space Station to replace faulty equipment on the station’s exterior. The astronauts will replace a faulty battery charge/discharge unit (BCDU) that failed to activate following the Oct. 11 installation of new lithium-ion

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Getting Ready for SpaceX

We recently broke ground on the next exciting experience we are bringing to you – the only opportunity outside of the Space X headquarters to get up close to a SpaceX Falcon 9 flown booster B1035. The exhibit will be located in front of the Special Events Building where guests

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Register now for fall Explorer Camps

Did you know that computer science is the fastest growing segment of all STEM fields? In Space Center Houston Explorer Camps, children ages 4-11 spend the day at Space Center Houston discovering computer science, rocket science, robotics, engineering, and more! Our Explorer Camps are both challenging and enriching. The curriculum

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Space Center Houston CEO honored by Most Admired CEO Awards

Space Center Houston president and CEO William Harris was honored by Houston Business Journal’s 2019 Most Admired CEO Awards. In selecting the CEO honorees, a panel of judges looked for characteristics such as contribution to company success, civic involvement, career achievement and more. The honorees represent several of Houston’s prominent

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Innovation Gateway is activating community science

Space Center Houston believes that everyone can be part of the mission! As part of our Innovation Gateway community science initiative, everyone can play an active part in the future of space exploration. To develop solutions for real-world challenges and contribute to the wealth of knowledge to propel our exploration

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Mission Control themed Space Center U program launching 2020

Have you ever dreamed of working in mission control? Do you wonder what it’s like to sit at the flight director console during a mission? Guests ages 15+ can find out what it’s like to work in mission control in our new Space Center U program launching next year. Participants

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Guest post: Historic Apollo Mission Control Center restoration now complete

A community of backers from around the world joined Space Center Houston and the City of Webster to help restore the Apollo Mission Control Center at NASA Johnson Space Center and preserve the legacy of the Apollo Program just in time for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.

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Apollo 11 50th Live Bands Announced: WALK THE MOON and Phillip Phillips

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon with a blockbuster concert July 20. See award-winning artists WALK THE MOON and Phillip Phillips live as part of Apollo 11 50th Live, presented by JSC Federal Credit Union. Buy Tickets WALK THE MOON Hailing from Cincinnati, OH,

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Twins Study research reveals effects of space

Scott Kelly spent a year in space for science. What did NASA learn about his time there? The results of their groundbreaking Twins Study were recently revealed in an article in Science magazine. The research used Kelly and his twin brother, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, to study the effects of

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