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Launch... No, Lunch with an Astronaut

Jan 10, 2017 07:00PM ● By John Ennis
Have you ever wanted to sit and visit with an astronaut over lunch? Well, you can at Space Center Houston. This extraordinary opportunity is for the whole family to spend time with these heroes. This is an event where one can hear first- hand stories from a NASA astronaut while dining on a delicious lunch prepared by Space Center Houston in-house catering staff.

After lunch, the guest(s) will receive a special memento of a personalized lithograph from the guest astronaut. Bring your camera for extra photos. Tickets are first-come and first-serve basis and must be purchased in advance. Lunch with an Astronaut is Fridays at noon in January.

This month’s guest astronauts are January 6: Jerry Ross; January 13: Don Thomas; January 20: Leroy Chiao; January 27: Nicole Stott; and additional dates of January 30: Mike Foreman; and January 31: Clay Anderson.

Reservations must be made and presentations with the astronaut are 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Ticket prices for adults are $69.95 and children (4 – 11 years) are $35.95, for a cosmic lunch, memento of guest astronaut and general admission ticket to over 400 attractions at Space Center Houston, behind the scenes tour of NASA along with the NASA Tram Tour.

For reservations or more information, bios on astronauts and monthly lists of astronaut guests, log on to Make your reservations early for Lunch with an Astronaut, an out of this world treat.

- Domino Taylor