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Space Center Houston – Virtual Tour

Space Center Houston - Virtual Tour

Space Center Houston – Virtual Tour

Space Center Houston is a science and space learning center and the visitors center of NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston. The Johnson Space Center is the home of Mission Control and astronaut training.

The center holds over 400 space artifacts, permanent and traveling exhibits, attractions, live shows, and theaters dedicated to preserving the history of America’s human spaceflight program. 

The center has extensive Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics programs for students and teachers. 

Space Center Houston is the home of a Space Shuttle replica, where it stands mounted on one of the two original shuttle carrier aircraft. 

Space Center Houston - Virtual Tour

Apollo 17 Command Module, Space Center Houston

Highlights of the Space Center Houston

  • Johnson Space Center Tour
  • Moon Rocks
  • Full-scale Skylab Trainer
  • Mercury 9 capsule, Faith 7
  • Gemini 5 capsule
  • Apollo 17 Command Module America from 1971 during the last crewed Moon mission
  • Lunar Roving Vehicle Trainer
  • Skylab 1-G Trainer
  • Apollo-Soyuz Test Project docking module trainer
  • Mission Mars Exhibits
  • Astronaut Gallery with a collection of spacesuits

Space Center Houston - Virtual Tour

Gemini 5 Spacecraft, 1965, the third manned flight of the Gemini program – Space Center Houston

Johnson Space Center Visits

Visits to the Johnson Space Center are available via an open-air tram tour. The tour includes:

  • the historic Mission Operations Control Room
  • the Mission Control Center
  • the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility
  • The Rocket Park with a restored Saturn V rocket

Space Center Houston - Virtual Tour

Saturn V – Space Center Houston

Space Center Houston

  • Name:                    Space Center Houston
  • City:                       Houston
  • Opened:                1992
  • Type:                      Space museum
  • Location:               1601 NASA Parkway. Houston, Texas, USA

Space Center Houston Map

Space Center Houston- 360 Views

Space Center Houston – 360 Views

Space Center Houston – 360 Views

Space Center Houston – 360 Views

Space Center Houston – 360 Views

Space Center Houston

NASA Space Center Houston in TEXAS

Visiting the Houston Space Center in Texas

Virtual Tours of American Museums

Space Station Mockup

Space Center Houston

Why Is NASA Based In Houston?

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“All civilizations become either spacefaring or extinct.”
– Carl Sagan

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Photo Credit: Carol M. Highsmith / Public domain; OptoMechEngineer / CC BY-SA (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0); Alan Wilson from Stilton, Peterborough, Cambs, UK / CC BY-SA (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0); Leijurv / CC BY-SA (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)

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