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SAFA 2023 is offering a one-day excursion on June 6th that includes an all-day guided tour to explore Houston and the NASA Space Center.

This tour includes round trip transportation, map orientation, and NASA admission tickets.

Deadline to sign up is April 15, 2023.

The cost will be US$110.

You will explore Houston on board an open-air bus that will take you to a variety of sites in the city. From there you will travel to Space Center Houston, an immersive and interactive set of exhibits about the NASA space program. Space Center Houston is home to more than 400 artifacts (including rockets and other spacecraft) together with an abundance of both permanent and traveling exhibits as well as other displays relating to America’s space flight programs.

The excursion includes:

  • Pick-up and drop-off transportation service
  • 80-minute guided city tour around Downtown and the Historic District in a double-decker bus
  • Round trip transportation to and from NASA
  • NASA admission tickets
  • NASA guided tram tour
  • Map and orientation
  • Priority boarding for Houston's City Tour


09:00 AM: Pick-up at Rice University

09:40 AM: Arrival to Visitors Center (to board the double decker bus for the city tour part)

10:00 AM: 80-minute Houston City Tour

11:30 AM: Departure to NASA Space Center

12:10 PM: Arrival to NASA Space Center

12:10 - 4:30 PM: time to explore by your own at NASA Space Center (tram tour is included)

4:30 PM: Departure from NASA Space Center to Houston 5:10 PM: Arrival to Visitors Center

5:20 PM: Departure back to Rice University