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Space City!

Among other things, Houston is known as "Space City" due to the location of the Johnson Space Center here. The first words spoken by the astronauts from the moon in 1969 were "Houston, the eagle has landed."

Houston is also known as the energy capital of the world, and many of the world's leading energy companies have headquarters or refineries here.

More will follow.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Plenty to see and do
  • Cons:Summer climate is HOT & HUMID, things are quite spread out, necessitating having a car at your disposal.
  • In a nutshell:Attractions all ove the place!
  • Intro Written Nov 3, 2002
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  • XenoHumph's Profile Photo
    May 9, 2003 at 9:57 AM

    Nice start on houston. I am waiting for more!

  • CdnJane's Profile Photo
    Nov 19, 2002 at 7:52 PM

    Thanks for the warning *LOL* A friend & I are hoping to go in March... so the more hints we can get, the better.

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