Houston claims the honour of it name being the first word spoken on the moon. Remember what Neil Armstron said: “Houston, the eagle has landed.”
Today the Houston Space centre isn’t nearly as important as it once was because the space programme isn’t as important as it once was.
It is still the Texan city’s most visited attraction with over a million visitors a year.
Thousands of kids, parents, teachers and school parties pour through each day, taking in Mission Control and the displays and exhibits. View PDF