STEM Innovations in Schools

The STEM Innovations in Schools program, presented by Chevron, has launched the “Carbon Capture Challenge 2022.” Space Center Houston is leading the challenge with expert panelists from Chevron, NASA Johnson Space Center, and Greentown Labs. The mission is to expand students’ and educators’ awareness of the challenges and opportunities to develop a lower carbon future. […]

Accelerate Space in the Community 

Space Center Houston’s Leadership Development and Training Program, the Human Performance Accelerator Lab has partnered with Microsoft to create the Accelerate Space Workforce Development Program. The program is focused on upskilling workers and preparing them to find employment in the Houston aerospace industry. By growing the skillset of people in our community, we hope to bolster efforts to create, sustain, and retain a viable workforce that fuels […]

Photo Gallery: Best of SEEC

Each year, educators from across the world discover the latest STEM education resources at our Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC). At SEEC, attendees hear from NASA experts, network with fellow educators, go on tours of historic NASA locations, explore Space Center Houston exhibits, and take back new and exciting lessons to their classrooms. This year, […]

2021 Black Friday deals at Space Center Houston

Space City Specials: 2022 Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals Launch into 2022 with our Space City Specials! Give the gift of adventure this holiday season. 15% off new memberships and gift memberships (online only) Space Center Houston memberships enable everyone to be part of the NASA mission and explore more than 400 exhibits and […]

Giving Tuesday 2021: The Power of One Gift

Giving Tuesday is a global daylong celebration designed for giving back to your community. This year, Giving Tuesday is Nov. 30. As a nonprofit science and space exploration learning center, Space Center Houston is committed to giving back to the community every day. We invite you to participate in the Giving Tuesday with us. Donate […]

Photo Gallery: 2021 Summer Explorer Camps

Campers ages 4-11 are discovering science and space exploration in our summer Explorer Camps. These future engineers and astronauts are conducting experiments, programming rovers and exploring Space Center Houston exhibits. Campers are learning about long-duration space survival by designing water purification systems and building terrariums. They are working together to program robots to navigate a […]

Solving Space: Astronaut Training Facility

[sp name=’SVMF’] Becoming an Astronaut Candidate, and graduating from the program involves rigorous training and testing. Since 1980, every NASA astronaut has walked the floors of the Astronaut Training Facility at NASA Johnson Space Center. Solve Space by unscrambling this image, and learn more about astronaut training and how you can experience it at Space […]

Solving Space: Astronauts Training in the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory

[sp name=’NBL’] From space, we have a unique perspective of our planet Earth! First, though, astronauts undergo rigorous training to prepare for space. The Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) helps astronauts to prepare for space missions involving spacewalks. NASA team members use the NBL to develop flight procedures, verify hardware compatibility, train astronauts and refine spacewalk […]

Space Center Houston to Remain Closed Until Feb. 20

Space Center Houston will remain closed on Thursday, Feb. 18 and Friday, Feb. 19 to protect the safety of its guests and workers due to the impact of the winter weather in the area. The center plans to reopen at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20. However, it is monitoring weather conditions and will announce […]