NASA's Johnson Space Center - Open House 2023

2101 E NASA Pkwy Houston, TX 77058
  • Dates: October 14, 2023
  • Location: Nasa's Johnson Space Center
  • Address: 2101 E NASA Pkwy
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Admission: Free
  • Area of Town: Clear Lake/Bay Area Houston
  • Free Admission: Yes

NASA’s Johnson Space Center will open its gates and host the 2023 Open House and Eclipse Viewing, Saturday, Oct. 14, celebrating NASA’s 65th anniversary, the International Space Station’s 25th, and the upcoming Artemis missions to the Moon.

Visitors will get a free, behind-the-scenes look at some of the agency’s most historic accomplishments, and the exciting work happening right now as NASA returns to the Moon and travels to Mars. Entrance is not permitted prior to 9:00 a.m. and after 2:30 p.m. The center will close promptly at 3:00 p.m.

Visitors can expect unique opportunities and experiences featuring:

  • Moon rocks collected during the Apollo missions
  • NASA astronauts
  • Full-size mockups of the International Space Station
  • NASA’s Orion spacecraft
  • Gateway lunar space station
  • Teague Talk series featuring exciting topics and speakers

Guests may also take advantage of an exciting opportunity to view an annular eclipse — also known as a “ring of fire” eclipse — of the Sun. Subject matter experts will be on hand to discuss the eclipse and free solar eclipse viewing glasses that will allow guests to view the eclipse safely will be provided.

Photos Courtesy of NASA

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