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Official visitor center of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), this $70 million facility adjacent to the Johnson Space Center-the mission control, training and research facility for the US space program-offers live shows, presentations and interactive exhibits. Guided tram tours take visitors for a behind-the-scenes look at the Johnson Space Center to view Mission Control and astronaut training facilities. Live satellite links provide up-to-date information on current space flights. Exhibits include spacecraft from early Mercury, Gemini and Apollo missions. Visitors may try on space helmets, touch moon rocks, use a simulator to land a shuttle or take a space walk. Texas' largest IMAX theater showcases large-format films.
- Address : 1601 NASA Parkway USA - Houston 7705877058Houston
- Phone : 2812442100
- Website : http://www.spacecenter.org
- Prices : $18,95
Opening hours :
- Open daily, 10am-5pm (6pm Sat-Sun).