HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Groupon today launches an astronomical deal for admission to Space Center Houston, one of the most quintessential attractions in the greater Houston area and the official visitor center of NASA’s Johnson Space Center. There are three options available -- $15 for admission for one, $30 for two and $60 for four -- and the deal can be found at www.groupon.com/deals/gl-johnson-space-center-2. Visitors will have exclusive access to interactive exhibits and a peek behind the scenes at the home of Mission Control.
More than 250 artifacts, exhibits and attractions are available, giving visitors the opportunity to see and interact with authentic remnants of past space missions. Example exhibits include:
● A full-scale replica of the space shuttle built using NASA schematics and blueprints
● The real mission control facility where technicians monitored nine Gemini missions as well as every Apollo mission
● Select pieces from the largest collection of moon rocks and lunar samples
Appealing to visitors' innate passion for the exploration of Earth's solar system and beyond, Space Center Houston provides valuable insight into the past, present and future aspirations of the United States' human space flight program. Since opening in 1992, the space center has welcomed more than 16 million visitors and currently hosts nearly 800,000 guests annually in its 183,000-square-foot educational entertainment complex.
About Space Center Houston
The Manned Space Flight Education Foundation Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit space museum with an extensive science education program. The cornerstone of its science education mission is Space Center Houston, one of the top attractions in the greater Houston area with nearly 800,000 visitors annually and the official visitor center of NASA's Johnson Space Center. For more information, go to www.spacecenter.org.
SOURCE: Manned Space Flight Education Foundation Inc.
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