The Official Visitors Center of NASA's Johnson Space Center
RED BULL SUPERSONIC RECORD HOLDER TO DEBUT HIS 2 MILLION DOLLAR CAPSULE, JUMPSUIT AT SPACE CENTER HOUSTON
World Premiere of New Exhibition Reveals Ingenuity, Science Behind Record-Breaking Feat
The world was watching on Oct. 14, 2012 as Felix Baumgartner made his record-breaking supersonic freefall from the edge of space, reaching a top speed of 843.6 mph/Mach 1.25 and now the three thousand pound capsule and Baumgartner’s pressurized space suit will make its world debut at Space Center Houston along with an behind-the-scenes exhibition revealing the passion, physics and significant scientific data collected from the unprecedented event. Red Bull Stratos is part of Space Center Houston’s ongoing mission to inspire students to consider careers in the field of math and science.
Did you know?
Space Center Houston displays the actual podium used by President Kennedy when he declared America's commitment to land a man on the moon before the end of the 1960s.
Houston, Texas is Space City, USA and Space Center Houston is America's gateway to the universe!
As the Official Visitor Center for NASA's Johnson Space Center, Space Center Houston is the only place on Earth that gives guests an out-of-this-world journey through human adventures in space.
Since 1992, this $75 million, 180,000 square foot, 'edu-tainment' complex has entertained and informed over 11 million star-struck guests from every corner of the globe.
Space Center Houston features a multitude of permanent exhibits, attractions, theatres and exhibits. In addition, the venue presents an amazing array of traveling exhibits and astounding events created exclusively by SCH's own creative exhibit team. SCH always has a new exhibit or attraction to enjoy.
Hours of Operation:
Space Center Houston is open every day of the year, with the exception of December 25.
Summer: June 10am - 7pm, July 9am - 7pm, August 10am-5pm, 10am - 7pm Weekends
Winter: Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm, Sat - Sun 10am - 6pm
Children (4-11) $18.95
Group Rates (15 or more) are available. Please call 281–244–2105 for more information
Space Center Houston is located at:
1601 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX 77058
approximately 25 miles South of downtown Houston in the NASA/Clear Lake area.