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Remembering Neil Armstrong: The first man on the moon dies at 82
August 26, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died Saturday at the age of 82. Armstrong made history on July 20, 1969 as commander of the Apollo 11 mission when he set foot on the moon in front of a captivated American […]

Family Space Day at the George: Experience the Challenger Learning Center with your kids, plus bottle rockets!
July 10, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Get out of town this weekend and head south toward Brazos Bend for a day of family fun at the George Observatory — Family Space Day! For the duration of Family Space Day, the Expedition Center will be open for individual children and adults to learn the importance of teamwork in a simulated mission to […]

It’s Family Space Day at the George on Saturday: Take your family to the Moon!
May 16, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Want to go to space? We can take you. Say hello to the Expedition Center and Family Space Day. The Expedition Center opened at HMNS in 1988 after the tragic last flight of the space shuttle Challenger. A living, teaching memorial to the crew, the Expedition Center continues to teach children about space and space […]

Ride on a Shooting Star: Space Fuel
September 30, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

After the decimation suffered during World War II, mankind took a look at all the new technologies he had created to fight the war and turned his gaze towards the stars. From the late 1940’s this onward and upward reach has helped to fuel the engines of our ingenuity, but what has fueled those stellar […]



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