The Official Visitors Center of NASA's Johnson Space Center
Public Information: 281-244-2100
Press Information: Doug Mattice (713) 783-3348 or [email protected]
NASA SET TO TRANSFER HISTORIC SHUTTLE CARRIER AIRCRAFT TO SPACE CENTER HOUSTON FOR UNPRECEDENTED ACCESS, NEW EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
Space Center Houston Will Be Home to Legendary Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, Shuttle Model and Serve as Landmark Tribute to Space Shuttle Program
(HOUSTON) NASA officially agreed to transfer ownership of the iconic Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA-905) to Space Center Houston on May 2, 2013. The Shuttle and 747 Carrier, a new, 12 million dollar complex that will include the legendary airplane and the full-scale Space Shuttle model where it is poised to become Texas’ newest landmark tribute to America’s legendary Space Shuttle. In addition, Space Center Houston plans to utilize The Shuttle and 747 Carrier to implement new educational programs to its already impressive arsenal of award-winning activities as part of their ongoing mission to inspire students to consider careers in the field of math and science.
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Houston, Texas is Space City, USA and Space Center Houston is America’s gateway to the universe!
(HOUSTON) 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 15 million star-struck guests from every corner of the globe.
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.