Book top-rated Houston Space Center tours and tickets at the best prices on isango and grab the best deals and discounts! Brace yourself for some out-of-this-world experience LITERALLY at NASA’s Space Center in Houston, the ultimate dream-come-true for space aficionados! Explore NASA’s control center, observe astronauts training for missions, ride a tram on a Space Center orientation, see fascinating exhibitions of full-size rockets, and touch a real moon rock. One of Houston’s top attractions, there's ample space history and futuristic technology to satisfy even the most passionate astro-geek. Don’t miss the Lunch with an Astronaut program where you can sit down to lunch with an astronaut and listen to first-hand space experiences. Space Center Houston tours are always highly in demand so book well in advance to avoid disappointment.
Arrive early: Arrive right when the Space Center opens and get a head start over others. There’s a lot of ground to cover and it gets progressively crowded through the day.
Start with the tram tour: The orientation tour on a tram is best done first on your visit as the trams are not air-conditioned and it can get quite warm by afternoon.
Lunch with an Astronaut program: Don’t miss the Lunch with an Astronaut program where you can sit down to lunch with an astronaut and listen to first-hand space experiences.
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Best time to visit
The attraction is open throughout the year, except on some national holidays. Hours are generally 10am to 5pm. The earlier you get there the better. You can spend the entire day at the Space Center as there are tons of experiences waiting for you. Check the official website for the exact timings before your visit.
The top Houston attraction is a 30-minute drive or a 90-minute bus ride from downtown Houston. If you’re driving, there’s plenty of parking space for you. You can also book tours with roundtrip transportation to save yourself the hassle.
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Cool facts about Space Center to impress fellow travelers with!
• The Apollo Mission Control Center is where all space shuttle missions and activity onboard international space station assembly flights are directed.
• Space Center Houston is one of the finest interstellar museums in the world.
• The first word spoken on the moon was ""Houston""!
• Several historic space capsules are on display at the Space Center Houston visitor site including the Faith 7 Mercury capsule flown by Gordon Cooper.