<< Back to Travel Blogs : Home
Space Center Houston

,
Day before yesterday we visited Space Center Houston, the historic location from where six missions to Moon were launched off. Space Center Houston is an interesting museum not only for kids but for adults as well. The dramatic history of space exploration unfolds through the various exhibits at the Space Center Houston.

I would categorise the museum into three different kinds of places: the interactive exhibits, theaters and the tram tour. There are three theaters: Blastoff theater, Space center theater and Starship gallery, each of which broadcast multimedia presentations on the history and technological innovations in the quest of space. The Astronaut Gallery and NASA Tour are two other sections which are equally interesting and educating.

Here are some pictures of the exhibits at the Space Center. Tomorrow I will post pictures taken while on the tram tour of the NASA campus, including a visit to the historic mission headquarters, rocket workshop and the rocket park.
,

Rockets on display


,

A Rocket Engine on display, looks quite interesting!


,

An exhibit of man on moon


,

Moon rover - A model of the electric vehicle which was taken to the moon during the second mission


,

A exhibit of a space station


,

Exhibit explaining how gravity can be defied



The NASA museum's main wall

Similar Posts
First views of Houston
We have been in Houston since October 2, came here for some consular work and thought I would shoot and share some city views of this megapolis. The traffic situation is very similar to my home town in Bangalore with only one difference, the roads. Here the roads are large and of good quality and th...
It has been years since I rode a bicycle and this was definitely a welcome change. For I have always loved bicycling and but since I didn't have any recent pictures of riding bicycles I decided to get some shot and here they are. Do let me know what you think... do I look like Lord Ganesha on little...
Air Deccan | Air-India Express | Air India | Air Sahara | Go Air | Indigo | Indian Airlines | Jet Airways | JetKonnect | JetLite | Kingfisher | Kingfisher Red | SpiceJet | Paramount Airways
Book Cheap Air Tickets | Bangalore Flights | Chennai Flights | Goa Flights | Hyderabad Flights | Kolkata Flights | Mumbai Flights | New Delhi Flights | Pune Flights
Cheap Air Tickets | Volvo Bus Tickets | IRCTC | Indian Railways | Indian Rail Reservation | Train Tickets | Train List | PNR Status | Article | Travel News
Flights in India | Domestic Airlines | International Flights | Hotels in India | International Hotels | Travel Guide - India | Holidays - India | Bus - India
Fortune Hotels | Hyatt Hotels | The Lalit Hotels | Oberoi Hotels | Taj Hotels | Ginger Hotels | The Ashok Hotels | Trident Hotels | Leela Hotels | Holiday Inn Hotels
About Us | Contact Us | Blog | FAQ | Terms of Service | Advertise With Us | Site Map | Feedback | Add Flight search on your site | Zoomtra RSS feeds         
©2014 Zoomtra.com
* Please note that the prices and offers reflected on this website are subject to availability on our partner sites. All taxes & fees included.