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TRY THIS AT HOME
Learn about how space station astronauts recycle their water. Explore water filtration, build your own water filtration system and conduct experiments.
Build a sextant
Investigate celestial navigation, also known as astronavigation, and build a sextant to determine your latitude.
Grow space seeds
Explore plant-growing experiments on board the International Space Station and create your own space station “rooting pillow” containing a seed.
THOUGHT LEADER SERIES
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Other Educational and Space Resources
NASA at Home
Space Center Houston is the official visitor center for NASA Johnson Space Center, and the "NASA at Home" portal has many interesting and useful resources that can be enjoyed at home.
Smithsonian Learning Lab
Space Center Houston is a Smithsonian Affiliate, and you can find an extensive collection of digital resources for individuals, educators and students from across the Smithsonian's museums, research centers, libraries, and archives.
LIFE IN QUARANTINE
Apollo mission quarantine procedures
Did you know that Apollo astronaut Neil Armstrong celebrated his 39th birthday in quarantine after returning from the historic Apollo 11 mission?
10 photos for your video call background
Bring a little space to your next video call by using these iconic photos of Space Center Houston exhibits and artifacts as your background!
SPACE NEWS & PRESENTATIONS
- 24 Aug
Launch Pad: Artemis IRead more
Each month, in our Launch Pad series we cover notable spaceflight missions set to lift off soon. NASA’s uncrewed Artemis I flight will journey
- 21 Jul
See Webb’s first full-color imagesRead more
The long-awaited first full-color images taken by the James Webb Space Telescope are finally here! Last week, NASA unveiled the images which we shared in
- 25 Mar
Launch Pad: SpaceX Crew-4Read more
NASA's SpaceX Crew-4 astronauts are preparing to launch to the International Space Station aboard a new SpaceX Dragon capsule! Get the scoop on this upcoming
- 01 Mar
Launch Pad: GOES-TRead more
Each month, in our Launch Pad series we cover notable spaceflight missions set to liftoff soon. It’s launch day for the National Oceanic and