Visit NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama during your next stay at The Westin Huntsville. Travel through time as you experience our nation's journey to space and see where it all began when you visit the facilities.
A short 7 minute drive from Marshall Space Flight Center, The Westin Huntsville is the perfect location for your Huntsville stay.
NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center is situated on the U.S. Army's Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. It is currently the largest NASA center. Its first mission was developing the Saturn launch vehicles for the Apollo moon program. Visits to Marshall Space Flight Center by the general public are not currently available; however, visitors are still welcomed at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, which serves as Marshall Space Flight Center's Visitor Information Center. At the visitor information center, visitors can learn more about the center’s legacy and ongoing work. With interactive exhibits and unique historic artifacts, the Marshall Center demonstrates its critical role in supporting the breadth of NASA's missions. During your visit, you can learn how the center performs a broad range of activities such as developing, integrating, and managing complex space systems and scientific research projects, resulting in exciting and innovative scientific discoveries.
Marshall Space Flight Center became a NASA field center on July 1, 1960, and, today, it remains a vital resource for NASA and the nation, with a variety of capabilities that are essential to the exploration of space. The center consists of a dedicated group of engineers, scientists, and business professionals that lead the development and testing of tomorrow's flagship space vehicles, space systems, and rocket engines. By pursuing cutting-edge scientific discoveries that improve and protect lives on Earth, the center’s mission is to work to discover the secrets of the universe to increase our understanding of the cosmos and our place in it.
Distance from The Westin Huntsville: 2.7 miles