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Home School Day at Space Center Houston

Date: Oct 09, 2018
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Discover space science through innovative, exclusive activities and special guest speakers at Home School Day at Space Center Houston.

This incredible event provides the opportunity for home-schooled families to learn about space exploration and engage in an unforgettable day of education and inspiring entertainment.

Meet a NASA astronaut and hear from experts on a variety of topics. Get hands on in our interactive Pop-Up Science Labs and see live demonstrations, participate in robotics challenges, conduct experiments and so much more!

Explore our interactive seasonal exhibits with fun and engaging educational opportunities.

*Note: Parking at Space Center Houston is $5. Cash and credit cards are accepted at the toll plaza.

Enhance your experience: Home School Day plus Stars & STEM,
You and your family will navigate your own space exploration journey while engaging in science, technology and engineering related activities. Build model rockets, explore robotics and train for spaceflight in our newly redesigned Home School Stars & STEM event.

Activities cover an array of difficulty levels to excite visitors of all ages. Explore robotics in our Robotics Challenge Arena where you can lead a robot through an obstacle course, program and operate a robot and more. Build your own rocket and then see how high you can launch it. Train like an astronaut and learn about spacewalks and crew assembly. Tour Starship Gallery, home to multiple flown spacecraft, astronaut training models, one-of-a-kind artifacts and more.

Program includes
-Admission to Home School Day
-Live briefing about Mars
-Dinner at Space Center Houston
-Exciting, grade-level-appropriate, hands-on activities
-Pricing $59.95 per person

Tickets are limited. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis and must be purchased in advance.

Home School Day plus Lunch with an Astronaut
You and your family are invited to an extraordinary opportunity to have lunch with a NASA astronaut as an addition to the Home School Day experience.

This casual event will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in a private setting to give you an up-close and personal opportunity to hear first-hand stories from an astronaut while enjoying a cosmic lunch prepared by our award-winning catering staff. As a special memento of your visit, you will receive a personalized photograph from our guest astronaut.

Pricing $69.95, adult; $35.95, children (4-11 years)

Ticket price includes admission to Home School Day.

Tickets are limited. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis and must be purchased in advance.

Home School Day meal options:
Add a lunch option now and save 20 percent! Lunch options include the following:
-100 percent Angus beef hamburger and French fries
-100 percent Angus beef cheeseburger and French fries
-Grilled jumbo hot dog and French fries
-Chicken tenders and French fries
-Two slices of cheese or pepperoni pizza (may be substituted with one slice and basket of fries)
-All meals include a fountain drink of Coca-Cola products (such as soda, tea, water).

Space Center Houston membership:
Space Center Houston members get free admission and receive free parking every day including Home School Day. An additional fee is required to participate in Home School Day Stars & STEM and Lunch with an Astronaut. Click here to learn more about becoming a member today!
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