The Food Lab

The Food Lab is an immersive eatery experience, providing an elevated, mission-driven hospitality journey to visitors.

Amenities at The Food Lab welcome members and guests including a fully redesigned coffee bar, marketplace, and concepts such as Outer Crust, Velocity Grill, Galaxy Greens, Deep Space Deli, alongside a rotating concept, Community Kitchen. 

NEW! | Skip the line by ordering via your mobile device–we now offer mobile ordering for on-site guests through Eatify. Place and submit payment for your order through Eatify and you’ll receive a text when it’s ready for pickup.


Grab a Texas BBQ-inspired lunch

Now through Labor Day weekend, visitors to Space Center Houston have an additional lunch station to choose from in our Food Lab: a food truck serving up Texas barbecue-inspired dishes outside on our patio!

Accepted payment methods include cash, credit and debit cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay. Online ordering is unavailable for the food truck only.


Fuel up at any of our seven unique food concepts

The Market

Enjoy a variety of individually packaged freshly prepared grab-and-go salads, sandwiches, hot entrees and snacks for a convenient, versatile and contactless shopping experience.

Grounds Control

Sip from a selection of espresso drinks and on-tap offerings highlighting local and regional roasters alongside a selection of all-day pastries.

Community Kitchen

Explore dishes inspired by Houston and regional cultures such as street food, Tex-Mex and low & slow BBQ.

Deep Space Deli

Choose from a selection of freshly made sandwiches, available pressed or cold.

Visit hack: Order the sandwich inspired by astronaut John Young!

Galaxy Greens

Build your own fresh salads featuring farm partners and micro-herbs grown on-site.

Outer Crust

Choose from freshly baked flatbreads, pizzas and other baked specialties.

Velocity Grill

Enjoy classic grill dishes and healthier-for-you options.

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