Home Forum Gallery Members Todays Posts

Houston Space Center Rating: None

Texas Attractions / Landmarks / Places > Houston Email This Bookmark Print
Houston Space Center, located at Houston, Texas, holds educational exhibits as well as take guests to a close-to-galaxy experience such as the Space Center Theater. With 5-story tall screen, guests are able to view a film that showcases the life of an astronaut as well as affords the audience a chance to view the earth from space like it's real.

With the center's NASA Tram tour, guests can visit the Historic Mission Control Center and even the current Mission Control Center. Also available is the Saturn V Complex. Houston Space Center also holds the BlastOff Center where guests can experience a space launch through its media center. Starship Gallery, another attraction, enhances this experience by allowing guests to see the actual Mercury Atlas 9 "Faith 7" capsule with the original model of the Goddard Rocket. Witness the Lunar Roving Vehicle Trainer and the Apollo 17 Command Module on display along with the giant Skylab Trainer.

Houston Space Center displays astronaut spacesuits as well in its Astronaut Gallery. It showcases John Young's ejection suit and the T-38 flightsuit of Judy Resnik. Crew photos and portraits are also displayed on the gallery walls. For more feel of the space, the space center has the Living in Space module with a Mission Briefing Officer presenting how the astronauts live in space.

Kids are welcome to spend a day camp at the Houston Space Center with its education programs along with teacher programs. The center is also open for School Overnight Visits designed for those residing out of town. The Scout Camp-Ins the center offers has categories for girls and boys like the Wolves Camp-in for boys and the Brownies Camp-in for girls. All of these programs will expose kids to the space environment using the facilities of the center.

Houston Space Center has visitor services such as the Zero-G Diner for the hungry guests. Space Trader is also available for guests who want to buy souvenir items.
Edit Article

Houston Space Center Pictures Add Picture

Houston Space Center Videos Add Video