NARCON 2018

Houston

Houston

In addition to NASA's Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center and Space Center Houston, there's a great deal to do and see while you're in town.  In particular, the following are all near the NASA campus and the NARCON host hotel.

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Kemah Boardwalk

The Kemah Boardwalk is a unique cluster of restaurants, shops, and theme park rides located just six miles from the NARCON hotel

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Lone Star Flight Museum

Located at nearby Ellington Airport, the Lone Star Flight Museum has over 40 significant aircraft on display, as well as hundreds of items related to the history of flight.  Highlights of the collection include a B-17 Flying Fortress, a Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, and the mighty Cessna 172.

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Space Center Houston

Space Center Houston is the official visitor's center for NASA's Johnson Manned Spacecraft Center. Admission to Space Center Houston will allow visitors access to guided tours of the JSC campus, as well as the 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, the Skylab training article, and much, much more.  The National Air and Space Museum traveling exhibit "Destination Moon" will be on display at Space Center Houston during NARCON, featuring the Apollo 11 Command Module "Eagle."  SCH is also home to the full-size "Galileo" shuttlecraft prop used during the filming of the original Star Trek television series.

Please note that admission to Space Center Houston is not included in your NARCON registration fee.  Participants wishing to tour SCH will purchase admission tickets directly from Space Center Houston.

NARCON 2018 attendees who wish to experience a truly in-depth experience at the Johnson Space Center should consider the Level 9 tour offered by Space Center Houston.  The Level 9 Tour is the ultimate VIP experience, giving you unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to see the real world of NASA. On this four to five-hour tour, you will see where astronauts train and both historic and ISS Mission Control. This tour is offered only on weekdays, and is restricted to 12 attendees each weekday.