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2009/292: NASA (Part 1)

A must-see during our recent getaway to the Houston area was the Space Center. Last time we were in the Houston area we made it all the way to the entrance and decided to skip it because of the looooong lines. This time wasn’t nearly as crowded.
We spent about 5 hours there and didn’t get to see it all. Unfortunately we missed the tram tour. We stood in line for a while and then it started pouring… and I really didn’t want my camera to get wet, so we went back inside and had more fun there. The kids had a blast, too (no pun intended 😉 )
Sorry about the picture overload, even though I’m breaking this up into two posts. When I was little, I wanted to be an astonaut, you know? (Any of you facebook friends who take my how well do you know me test, should at least get this one question right!)

2009-292 1a

2009-292 1b

Sara’s favorite place to play. She didn’t want to leave!
2009-292 1c

Inside the Space Shuttle
2009-292 1d

On the moon
2009-292 1e

2009-292 1f

Moon rocks
2009-292 1g

8 responses

  1. doreen3boys

    What an awesome place!! My boys would love it there……….so glad it wasn’t crowded, esp being the holiday weekend………………good stuff!

    19. October, 2009 at 06:26

  2. cheryl

    this looks like an amazing place…my kids would love to go I’m sure. So glad you got in this time. Must have been decent lighting, you got some great pics!

    19. October, 2009 at 07:32

  3. It was so much fun, I definitely want to go back and see what we missed!
    Cheryl, I wish the lighting was better… I had the ISO really high and the ss was still pretty slow. Got lots of blurry ones because of it.

    19. October, 2009 at 07:40

  4. Your photos turned out great! That place looks sooo fun!

    19. October, 2009 at 09:29

  5. plainmama

    Oh, it looks like a kids dream! Marley would love it since he is very into space and astronomy. You got so lucky that you didn’t have to fight crowds, sometimes that can ruin the best places.

    20. October, 2009 at 09:03

  6. I love this. It brings out the kid in me.
    Have you been to Kennedy Space Center? I could spend days there.

    23. October, 2009 at 04:08

  7. Yes, I’ve been at Kennedy Space Center …. a loong time ago! (1991?)

    23. October, 2009 at 05:24

  8. I was there a long time ago. In 1997 and then again in 2007.

    23. October, 2009 at 06:29

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