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Private Tour of NASA Space Center Houston Guided by a Real Rocket Scientist

This is an in depth, 6 hour private tour of the Space Center Houston which is the most popular tourist destination in Houston. Your guide is a real rocket scientist and an experienced space expert who will explain everything you see and answer all of your questions in a way you will easily understand. The tour provides an extraordinary opportunity to learn about the history, current programs and future plans for space exploration. This is where NASA trains the astronauts and operates the US human space exploration programs. You will see the actual hardware used to fly our astronauts into space, touch a moon rock, go inside a space station, go inside the Space Shuttle, visit Mission Control and tour the massive Saturn V rocket used to fly to the moon.

This interesting and fun tour is suitable for all ages - seniors, youth and children mature enough to enjoy the wonders of space flight.

Transportation to/from the Space Center can be arranged. Please contact your guide for details.

per adult from

$678

AUD

Duration

6 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • General Admission Tickets with NASA/JSC Tram Tour
    • Entry/Admission - Space Center Houston
    What's excluded :
    • Parking Fees
    • You will be on your own for transportation to/from the Space Center Houston
    • Lunch - The "Zero G Diner" offers a wide selection of lunch items and drinks. Typical cost is around $10 per person. You can pay with credit cards or cash.
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenirs
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Space Center Houston, 1601 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058-3145

    - Meet you guide and receive your admission tickets.
    - View an excellent introduction to NASA's vision for human space flight.
    - Visit the Starship Gallery, touch a real moon rock and walk through an actual space station. These are the real spacecraft that carried NASA astronauts into space.
    - Go inside the Space Shuttle at Independence Plaza. Your guide worked on this engineering marvel for 17 years.
    - A break for lunch and drinks at the "Zero G" Dinner.


    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Space Center Houston, 1601 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058-3145

    - Take a tram ride through the NASA Johnson Space Center.
    - Visit either the Mission Control facility or the Astronaut Training Facility.
    - Visit the Rocket Park, including a guided walk tour of an actual Saturn V rocket that launched the Apollo astronauts to the moon. It's really impressive.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Space Center Houston, 1601 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058-3145

    - The tram ride will return you to the main visitors center.
    - You will have some personal time after the guided tour ends for souvenir shopping and wandering around the spacesuits and spacecraft on your own.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    1601 NASA Road 1, Houston, TX 77058, USA
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

-

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

4

Organised by Space Systems Concepts, Inc.

Activity ID: V-102270P2

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