SMS

Houston Extension: NASA Tour

Friday, October 27, 2017

Registration Fees

Now - Oct. 5 After Oct. 5
Member US$ 85 US$ 115
Non-Member US$ 105 US$ 135

Space Center Houston

NASA Extension Registration

Tentative Schedule

Friday, October 27

13:00             Bus Pickup at the Hitlon-Americas Houston Hotel

14:00-18:00   Tour of NASA led by Rocket Man Bill 

18:30-20:30   Dinner

20:30              Bus Departs for Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel

About the Tour:

Private tours of the Space Center Houston are guided by a real space expert. The Space Center is where NASA trains the astronauts and operates the human space flight programs!

Some highlights:

- Tour the Starship Gallery to see several actual spacecraft, touch a moon rock and go inside a space station.

- Visit the Space Shuttle at Independence Plaza. Rocket Man Bill worked on this engineering marvel for 17 years.

- Take a tram ride through NASA's Johnson Space Center and visit Mission Control where you can watch the real time operations of the International Space Station.

- Tour the Rocket Park and visit a real Saturn V moon rocket. It's the full length of a football field.

Registration Fees Include:

  • Bus transportation

  • General Admission to the Space Center Houston

  • Private tour led by Rocket Man Bill

  • Dinner

About Rocket Man Bill

Bill Rothschild, also known as Rocket Man Bill, is a semi-retired rocket scientist with 45 years of experience in the aerospace industry. For the past 7 years, Rocket Man Bill has been a docent at the Space Center Houston guiding hundreds of tour groups. He will give you an up close look at the real hardware that flew into space, explain how these systems worked, and describe the people who had the right stuff to make these space missions successful.