Welcome to the events and programs for the NASA Goddard Visitor Center!


Girl looking through a magnifying glass

Our programs allow students to explore NASA science, from the vastness of the cosmos to some of the smallest organisms on Earth. Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Debbie McCallum

NASA captures your attention like no other organization. It offers unparalleled experiences, a key to knowledge, and a window to the future. The Visitor Center at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., provides inspiration and a captivating educational experience for all ages.

Goddard’s Visitor Center demonstrates our innovative and exciting work in Earth science, astrophysics, heliophysics, planetary science, engineering, communication, and technology development.

All programs are free of charge, although some require advanced registration to attend. For more information about Goddard Visitor Center programs, or if you are looking to schedule a visit or for general information about the Visitor Center, please call 301-286-3978 or visit http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/visitor/home/index.html

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Students get their first tastes of engineering as they work on special projects and design challenges. Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Pat Izzo

Subscribe to Goddard Visitor Center Listserv

Through the NASA Goddard General Events Listserv, you can get information about inspiring free events at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center, many designed for families of elementary, middle, and high school students. To join, send an e-mail to goddard-visitor-center-programs@lists.nasa.gov. The information you provide will be used only for its intended purpose. We will protect your information consistent with the principles of the Privacy Act, the e-Government Act of 2002, the Federal Records Act, and, as applicable, the Freedom of Information Act. For NASA’s Privacy Policy, access http://www.nasa.gov/about/highlights/HP_Privacy.html.

Adults at a lecture

NASA Goddard Visitor Center offers programs for all ages. Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Debbie McCallum

Guests With Disabilities

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center welcomes visitors and families with disabilities to educational opportunities at the Goddard Visitor Center. Goddard will provide reasonable accommodation, such as sign language interpreters, CART reporting services, and designated sighted guides for walking tours, to individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation, please contact Denna Lambert, Disability Programs Manager, at 301-286-0844 or denna.s.lambert@nasa.gov. Goddard will make every effort to fulfill any accommodation request received. Please provide at least 48 hour notice in advance of your scheduled arrival to NASA Goddard.


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