Liftoff

A.D. Players at the George Launches Apollo 8

The first play in the company's 2021 Metzler New Works Festival showcases awe and triumph.

04/30/2021 By Holly Beretto

“The Success Failure” in bronze

ICYMI: Several Famous Astronauts Had a Houston Homecoming This Month

Space Center Houston has a new statue depicting Fred Haise, Jim Lovell, and Jack Swigert for the 51st anniversary of the Apollo 13 Mission.

04/29/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Houston, we’ve had a problem

Can You Survive Space in This Apollo 13-Themed Escape Room? 

Escape It Houston’s newest astronautical adventure drops you into NASA’s most catastrophic mission.

04/09/2021 By Raven Wuebker

Perfect Party

Spring's Perfect Party: The We're Doing All Right Edition

Let's hand out some mask party favors at our socially distanced hootenanny to some of our dream guests.

03/31/2021 By Dianna Wray

Houston, we don't have a problem on Mars

In Case You Missed It: NASA Landed the Perseverance Rover on Mars Yesterday

While Houston has been dealing with continuing fallout from a historic winter storm, NASA toughed down on the red planet, and sent back the pics to prove it.

02/19/2021 By Dianna Wray

Houston, We Have ... a Spaceport?

Houston's Spaceport to Become Axiom's Home for Constructing Its Commercial Space Station

Pending City Council approval, the commercial space company will make Ellington Airport its official headquarters.

12/23/2020 By Dianna Wray

Eyes on the sky

Look Up at the "Christmas Star" Tonight

The alignment of Jupiter and Saturn will be visible about an hour after sundown tonight.

12/21/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Will they get mars bars?

Update: First U.S. Commercial Spacecraft, “Resilience,” to Launch November 14

The historic flight will inaugurate a new era in ISS operations, 20 years after the first mission left Earth’s orbit.

10/27/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Some good news

Johnson Space Center Scientist, Detained for Years in Turkey, Is Back on U.S. Soil

Former NASA physicist Serkan Golge and his family have finally been allowed to leave Turkey.

07/02/2020 By Dianna Wray

To Infinity and Beyond

History Is On Hold As Weather Delays the SpaceX Launch

The history-making mission will also be the first time a private company has sent humans into space

05/25/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Operating on the shoulders of history

A Local E.R. Doctor and Former Astronaut Talks Coronavirus in Houston

Dr. William Fisher, a former astronaut and father of Fox News Correspondent Kristin Fisher, explains what it's like in the hospitals, what we learned from the 1918 Spanish flu, and why he's more afraid to go into work now than he was to go into space.

04/23/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Houston, We Have An Anniversary

UPDATED: 7 At-Home Activities To Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 13

Space Center Houston may be closed, but there's still plenty of ways to celebrate NASA's "successful failure."

04/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Ghost of Houston Past

Mark Lardas Is Discovering Houston's Future by Digging into Its Past

The writer documenting our city’s history through forgotten landmarks.

04/01/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Safe Space

Johnson Space Center Taking Safety Precautions Amid Coronavirus

Even with many of its personnel teleworking, the hub of human space flight continues to forge ahead on major programs.

03/24/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Blast Off

The Houston Symphony’s ​Ad Astra​ Gets a World Premiere

Composer-in-residence Jimmy López Bellido writes an homage to NASA.

12/03/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Spacing Out

Who Will Build the First Commercial Space Station?

If everything goes according to plan, Houston-based Axiom Space may start sending people to space starting in 2021.

10/28/2019 By Dianna Wray

Per Aspera Ad Astra

Remembering Chris Kraft, NASA's First Flight Director

The legend who founded Mission Control and oversaw the moon landing has died at 95.

07/25/2019 By Dianna Wray

Fly Me to the Moon

5 Ways to Have Your Own Moon Moment

It's Space City—an Apollo 11 anniversary celebration is mandatory.

07/19/2019 By Abby Ledoux

A Royal Honor

Royal Habsburg Family Honors Former Congressman Lampson for NASA Advocacy

NASA, lawmakers, and European royalty intersected when the Habsburgs of Austria celebrated five-term congressman Nick Lampson.

07/19/2019 By Schaefer Edwards

Moonshot

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 19–21

Dogs, moon landings, and more.

07/18/2019 By Morgan Kinney