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This July, Space Center Houston is Gonna Party Like it’s 1969

June 11, 2019 | By Clayton Maxwell

Space Center Houston will celebrate the anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission this July with events to give visitors a taste of the thrill Americans experienced 50 years ago when Neil Armstrong first stepped on the moon. From July 16 to July 24—the dates of Apollo’s take-off and splashdown in 1969—the official visitor center of the Johnson Space Center will offer a galaxy of stellar events and activities inspired by NASA’s triumph.

18 Places to Go in Texas in 2018

December 28, 2017 | By Clayton Maxwell

From El Paso to Galveston, uncover our top 18 travel must-dos for 2018.

It’s a blast!

May 11, 2016 | By Heather Brand

As visitors approach Space Center Houston, the space-themed museum located adjacent to NASA Johnson Space Center, a massive new exhibit looms into view—a replica of a full-size space shuttle mounted atop the original shuttle carrier aircraft.

Out of this World!

March 18, 2015 | By Dan Oko

We don’t want to accidentally launch anything, so don’t touch any buttons,” says David Cisco, a former spacecraft technician who worked on Project Apollo in the 1960s, as we stand before an array of control panels in NASA’s historic Mission Control.

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