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

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If You’re Not Flying the International Space Station and Advocating for Type 1 Diabetes, Are You Really Living?

Meet April Blackwell, an aerospace engineer who does both on the daily.

10/24/2019 By Gabi De la Rosa

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

The room where it happened

You Can Now Walk Around the Apollo Mission Control Room at Space Center Houston

Thanks to the town of Webster, a Kickstarter campaign, and help from many, many Houstonians, the room looks exactly as it did when Neil Armstrong touched down on the moon.

06/25/2019 By Dianna Wray

The Drawl

4 Cocktails You Should Drink to Remember the Moon Landing

Bartenders across town have concocted a variety of NASA-centric offerings to help Houston celebrate that “one small step” right.

06/25/2019 By Dianna Wray

Star Power

Why Were Hugh Jackman, Diane Kruger, and Other Celebrities at the Lone Star Flight Museum This Week?

Answer: A celebration of the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing, of course—oh, and the launch of Montblanc's reimagined StarWalker pen.

06/13/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Ice House

Apollo 11, By the Numbers

The moon landing was one giant leap for Houston. (And, fine, all mankind.)

05/24/2019 By Dianna Wray

Blast Off

Orangetheory—Yes, Orangetheory—Wants to Help with the Historic All-Female Spacewalk NASA Had to Scrap

Astronaut Anne McClain, a member of Orangetheory's Webster studio, was shut out of the historic moment when there weren't enough fitting spacesuits readily available for Friday's mission.

03/27/2019 By Abby Ledoux

praise the moon god

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 18–20

No, we should not fear the Super Wolf Blood Moon.

01/17/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Space stuff

3 Reasons to Visit Space Center Houston this Weekend

This Saturday brings special activities to celebrate International Science Center and Science Museum Day at Space Center Houston.

11/09/2018 By Laraib Hashmi

Ice House

Who Was Neil Armstrong?

Learn more about the first man on the moon from his relics at a Dallas auction this month.

10/22/2018 By Dianna Wray

Out of This World

Scenes from a Space-Age Soirée

Martians and martinis have a moment at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft's cosmic-themed benefit.

09/26/2018 By Abby Ledoux

NASA-ing it up

NASA Head Wants to Go Commercial

Will the federal space agency of the future get us to Mars with ... ads?

09/13/2018 By Drew Jones

Boldly Going

NASA's New Horizons Continues to Capture New Images of the Solar System

The probe is already taking pictures as it approaches the next Kuiper Belt target.

09/06/2018 By Drew Jones

I Need Space

Coach and NASA Meet for a Stellar Collection

Repping Space City has never been trendier.

07/06/2018 By Anna Lassmann

News

The Future of the Johnson Space Center Is Up in the Air

Long the home for manned spaceflight in the U.S., Houston’s Johnson Space Center is struggling to maintain its position in a new era. Meet the team advocating for its future—and Space City’s—in Washington, D.C.

06/22/2018 By Dianna Wray

Ice House

How Does Space Affect the Human Body? Baylor College of Medicine Is Trying to Find Out

The world's first (and only) Center for Space Medicine is dedicated to the cause.

03/28/2018 By Nicki Koetting

Add to Calendar

52 Weekends of Family Fun

Your year with the youngsters, planned.

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt