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Houston Space Center launches Moon2Mars Festival, presented by Wellby, Powered by JSC FCU, June 9-12

Tickets are already on sale!

HUSTON, February 16, 2022 – Celebrate and learn about NASA’s plans to return to the moon with the launch Moon2Mars Festival at the Houston Space Center, presented by Wellby, Powered by JSC FCU, June 9-12. The annual festival will highlight new technologies being developed to protect and transport people to the moon, Mars and beyond in the coming years.

This Moon2Mars festival is one way the Houston Space Center, the official visitor center of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, provides public access to be a part of what is now happening in space exploration.

The Moon2Mars Festival offers a one-day conference between business on Thursday, June 9, and a three-day public festival from Friday, June 10 to Sunday, June 12, in honor of NASA’s Artemis program and innovations to help us build a sustainable human presence on the moon.

“The space city is known for stimulating innovation, and it’s home to flight control, so there’s no better place to experience the latest space exploration than the Houston Space Center,” said William T. Harris, president and CEO of the Space Center at X. “We are excited to give people of all ages access to the latest space technology and celebrate together as we look ahead to explore more of the moon’s surface and prepare to send astronauts to Mars.”

Commercial companies and NASA are developing technologies that allow future scientific discoveries to benefit humanity. The Business-to-Business conference aims to become a place for the aerospace industry to connect, learn about the latest developments in space exploration and inspire participants to develop innovative business solutions. The conference will feature keynote speakers, panel discussions, networking events and opportunities throughout the day.

The three-day public festival will provide an opportunity to learn in detail about some of the space technologies we will need to travel to the moon and Mars, such as rovers, spacesuits, landing craft and more. Guests will have the opportunity to learn about the advanced technologies needed for future space missions from NASA and leading companies working with NASA. These technological marvels will be on display at the Houston Space Center, where there are numerous artifacts that trace the past and exciting future of human space exploration.

“We are excited to continue and expand our relationship with the Houston Space Center through a joint partnership in this exciting event,” said Marty Pell, President and CEO of Wellby, Powered by JSC FCU. “Our passion for empowering dreamers to reach for the stars makes us remind the world that with permission to dream there is no limit to human achievement. Together with the Houston Space Center, we look forward to inspiring generations of Houston residents, whether they dream of reaching the moon or Mars or achieving goals that are closer to home, such as financial well-being. ”

The Moon2Mars Festival offers something for everyone. Experience indoor and outdoor programming, panel discussions led by space experts, exciting learning opportunities, delicious food and drink from Wolfgang Puck Catering, live music and additional outdoor programs on days and evenings from 10 to 12 June.

Tickets are already on sale for the Moon2Mars Festival in the Houston Space Center, presented by Wellby, Powered by JSC FCU, June 9-12. Tickets for the Moon2Mars Festival are $ 34.95 for children (ages 4-11), $ 37.95 for seniors, $ 39.95 for adults (12 and older) and $ 34.95 (only on site) for the military.

Visit www.spacecenter.org/moon2marsfestival for more information on activities and opening hours during this special period. Join the conversation, use # Moon2MarsFestival.

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Manned Space Flight Education Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit science and space training center with extensive educational programs. The Houston Space Center is the cornerstone of its mission to inspire all generations on the wonders of space exploration. The center attracts more than 1.25 million visitors annually, was named “Best Museum of Texas” by USA Today and brings $ 118.7 million annually to the economic impact in the greater Houston area. The Houston Space Center is a subsidiary of the Smithsonian Institution, the official visitor center of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, and a certified center for autism. More than 250,000 faculty and students from around the world visit the center each year to experience the Educational Space Museum with more than 400 things to see and do. For more information, visit www.spacecenter.org.

Wellby, Powered by JSC FCU, is a member, a nonprofit financial cooperative that proudly serves the Greater Houston subway. Wellby, powered by JSC FCU, was originally established in 1961 to serve the staff and families of the Johnson Space Center. We have grown into one of the largest credit unions in Houston, serving more than 130,000 members with 17 decision centers and assets of more than $ 2 billion. As an organization in the first place, Wellby, Powered by JSC FCU, is open to all members of the Houston community who live, work, cultivate or attend school on the Greater Houston Subway. For more information, visit wellbyfinancial.com. Federally insured NCUA. Equal housing lender. An employer of equal opportunities.



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