HOUSTON, July 19, 2021 – Meet an astronaut, train like an astronaut, have breakfast with an astronaut and more at Space Center Houston’s new summer event, Astronaut Days, August 5-8.
Astronaut Days provide multiple opportunities to spot a space explorer, from Astronaut Mission Memories and Q&A sessions to bingo and book signings. Celebrate the space pioneers who have risked everything and made sacrifices to explore the cosmos to further our knowledge of the universe. This special event will feature astronauts Rex Walheim, Don Thomas and Mark Polanksy.
Ages 4-12 can train like an astronaut this summer through interactive challenges. Complete an obstacle course, a puzzle, and agility training daily at 12:30pm and 2:30pm
Don’t miss the All-American classics served daily. The meal is modeled after the “All-American Meal” served on STS-135, the final shuttle mission. Space Center Houston partner Wolfgang Puck Catering will offers dishes inspired by the historic “All-American Meal.”
For timed admission tickets to Space Center Houston, visit spacecenter.org. Ticket prices range from $24.95 for children (ages 4-11) to $29.95 for adults (12 and older) with discounts for seniors and members of the military.
The Manned Space Flight Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit science and space exploration learning center with extensive educational programs. Space Center Houston is the cornerstone of its mission to inspire all generations through the wonders of space exploration. The center draws more than 1.25 million visitors annually, was named “Best Museum in Texas” by USA Today and generates a $118.7 million annual economic impact in the greater Houston area. Space Center Houston is a Smithsonian Affiliate, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center and a Certified Autism Center. More than 250,000 teachers and students from around the world visit the center annually to experience the educational space museum with more than 400 things to see and do. For more information, go to www.spacecenter.org.