Open house Saturday at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston


HOUSTON (AP) - Fans of space flights can get a closer look at the real stuff during an open house this weekend at Johnson Space Center in Houston.

A NASA statement said the event Saturday will help celebrate the agency's 60th anniversary and the 20th anniversary of the International Space Station.

Officials say the public will be offered a free behind-the-scenes look at NASA accomplishments. Visitors can check out moon rocks, Apollo-theme items and a Destination Station mobile exhibit.

Johnson Space Center is home to U.S. astronauts and Mission Control.

Saturday's open house will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with last entry for guests at 1:30 p.m.

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