Explore planetary science, compete in robotic challenges, meet an astronaut and more at our fall Home School Day on Oct. 9.
Pop-Up Science Labs
Get hands on in our interactive Pop-Up Science Labs and see live demonstrations, participate in robotics challenges, conduct experiments! These activities are included in general admission.
Investigate the geology of the Moon in comparison to Earth and Mars in our Apollo-themed workshop for home-school parents and educators. This workshop is included in admission on a first-come, first-served basis.
Home School Stars & STEM
Enhance your Home School Day experience with our Stars & STEM program. Build model rockets, explore robotics and train for spaceflight in our newly redesigned Home School Stars & STEM event Oct. 8.
Tickets cost $59.95 per person and including admission to Home School Day, a NASA mission briefing, dinner at Space Center Houston and a variety of engaging STEM activities.
Lunch with astronaut Brian Duffy
Have lunch with NASA astronaut Brian Duffy and hear his first-hand space exploration stories. A veteran of four space flights, Duffy has logged a total of 40 days, 17 hours, 34 minutes and 59 seconds in space. He was the pilot on STS-45 Atlantis (March 24 to April 2, 1992). He also was the pilot on STS-57 Endeavour (June 21 to July 1, 1993). Duffy next commanded a six-man crew on STS-72 Endeavour (Jan. 11-20, 1996). Duffy also commanded a crew of seven on STS-92 Discovery (Oct. 11-24, 2000). Duffy retired from the Air Force and NASA in 2001. As a special memento of your visit, you will receive a personalized photograph from our guest astronaut. Tickets are $69.95 for adults and $35.95 for children ages 4-11 and includes admission to Home School Day.