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Family Space Day

Please call 281- 242-3055 for more information.
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Astronauts of all ages—kids and adults—can fly to the Moon with NASA volunteers in the Expedition Center. Great fun for the family! No danger is involved! Astronauts are assigned jobs aboard the Space Station Observer and work together as they solve problems and have fun. Volunteers who work at NASA will run the missions and visit with the participants. Don’t miss this special opportunity to participate in real astronaut training!

  • Next Expedition Dates:
    • March 4
    • April 29
  • Expedition Times: 3:00, 4:00, 5:30 & 6:30

Moon Expedition in the Expedition Center!
Programs in the Expedition Center are usually only open to groups with reservations. Don’t miss your chance to participate as an individual during this special event!

This event is available for people 7 years of age and older. Kids 7-9 must have a paid adult chaperone participate. A minimum of 10 participants is required for each mission. Refunds will be issued if the minimum is not met.

Watch a spotlight on Family Space Day created by HCC Stafford TV below:

Located Here
George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(281) 242-3055

Hours
Tuesday - Saturday By Reservation
Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
Please call for holiday hours. Entry to Brazos Bend State Park ends at 9:30 p.m. daily
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