Space Center Houston adds SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exhibit

A flown Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceX is now on display at Space Center Houston. (Jake Magee/Community Impact Newspaper)
A flown Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceX is now on display at Space Center Houston. (Jake Magee/Community Impact Newspaper)

A flown Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceX is now on display at Space Center Houston. (Jake Magee/Community Impact Newspaper)

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A flown Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceX is now on display at Space Center Houston. (Jake Magee/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Space Center Houston CEO William Harris cuts a ribbon March 12 to officially open the Falcon 9 rocket booster exhibit at the center. (Jake Magee/Community Impact Newspaper)
Space Center Houston, 1601 E. NASA Parkway, Houston, on March 12 officially opened its newest permanent exhibit. A flown Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceX is now on display outside the center. The exhibit, which was originally expected to open last year, will provide visitors with an intimate look at a reusable rocket and the future of America’s commercial space industry. The rocket is displayed horizontally so guests can walk underneath it. It is one of only two SpaceX Falcon 9 boosters on display in the world. 281-244-2100. www.spacecenter.org
By Jake Magee
Jake Magee has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper.

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