The Official Visitors Center of NASA's Johnson Space Center
Science-Based Family Fun Soars at Cosmic Spring Break
HOUSTON, March 2, 2015 – A fun, interactive journey awaits with meteorite hunters, a Pi Day celebration and the multimedia Ripley’s collection at Space Center Houston’s Cosmic Spring Break, sponsored by the city of Webster, March 14-22.
The nonprofit Space Center Houston brings science to life with a film premiere about space exploration, the Ripley’s curator on the search for the next oddity in the legendary collection and a Mars Food Face-Off with an award-winning celebrity chef.
“This year’s Cosmic Spring Break takes science-based activities to new heights,” said the nonprofit center’s President and CEO Richard E. Allen Jr. “We’ve developed a weeklong line-up of exciting activities for the whole family. Have a little slice of Pi(e) at our Pi Day celebrations, hear the amazing facts about meteorites in the interactive Meteorite Hunters Show and don’t miss the chance to have your artifact or oddity selected for the legendary Ripley’s collection.”
Did you know?
Space Center Houston hosts the Mercury 9 Faith 7 spacecraft flown around the earth by Gordon Cooper on the last Mercury mission.
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, complex has entertained and informed over 16 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.
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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.