- Hours of Operation: 6 days 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Miles to Downtown Phoenix: 25
- Miles to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport: 31
- Green/Sustainable Practices:
The Challenger Space Center is Arizona's only museum dedicated to space and space exploration. Come view hundreds of artifacts and exhibits from America's past NASA launches and space missions, or take part in one of the center's simulated space missions, where you will assume the roles of mission control specialists and astronauts aboard the Center's $1 million simulated International Space Station, much like the one orbiting Earth today! Monthly themed activities include stargazing, family fun days, special guest speakers, summer camps and more. Available for private and corporate parties, weddings, and anniversary receptions, too! Open: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Adults $8, Children (3-12 yrs) $6, seniors (55+ yrs) $7, Military $7, Ages 2 and under and members are free.