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Space Center Houston


The Houston Space Center is the official visitors' center of the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. The center offers various tram tours of NASA, taking visitors through old and new mission control areas, a space vehicle mock-up facility, and Rocket Park, which contains the Saturn V rocket. The center also displays the historic Mercury 9 and Gemini 5 capsules.

Fun Fact: Though it is rare, visitors sometimes have the opportunity to witness astronauts training for future missions.

Photo source: Carol M. Highsmith

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