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Webster (Texas)

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Webster is a city near Houston, Texas.

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A suburb of the expansive Houston, Webster has become forever associated with NASA and the bay area.

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  • Johnson Space Center, 2101 NASA Parkway, Houston, 281-483-0123, [1]. Rocket park is available for personal tours, though the Saturn V rocket is covered for maintenance.
  • Space Center Houston, 1601 NASA Road 1, Webster (located 25 miles south of downtown Houston in the NASA/Clear Lake area), 281-244-2100, [2]. Summer hours: June 10am-7pm, July 9am-7pm, August 10am-5pm, 10am-7pm Weekends. Winter hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6pm.. Indoor fun space museum with lots of hands-on space-science exhibits and artifacts from the full history of U.S. space exploration. A big hit with kids, but informative for adults. A highlight are the two tram tours of NASA's Johnson Space Center, one of which includes a visit to Mission Control and actual Apollo and Mercury launch vehicles, the other focuses on astronaut training facilities. $17.95 Adults, $13.95 Children (4-11), discounts for seniors. Parking $5.
  • Kemah Boardwalk, [3]. A small theme park and recreational area on Galveston Bay in Kemah.

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