Houston Spaceport is an FAA-licensed, urban commercial spaceport offering unprecedented access to a thriving aerospace community. In addition to serving as a launch and landing site for suborbital, reusable launch vehicles, Houston Spaceport offers laboratory office space including technology incubator space and large-scale hardware production facilities.

Real Community

As a center for collaboration and innovation, Houston Spaceport is unique among the other federally licensed spaceports. It lies in Houston, Texas — the country’s fourth-largest city and a major hub for aerospace and aviation activities. Literally, no other commercial spaceport is located in a city larger than Houston, Texas

Real Development

In addition to improving existing facilities and services, the Spaceport continues to find new and groundbreaking ways to increase value for tenants and partners and to change fundamentally what it means to be a resident business in an American spaceport.

Real Innovation

Innovation lives at the very heart of aerospace. Partnering with NASA and key universities has always been integral to Houston Spaceport’s long-term vision of commercial aerospace leadership

Real Vision

As a launch and landing site for suborbital, reusable launch vehicles as well as a center for innovation, the Spaceport offers a number of attractive leasing opportunities.

Collins Intuitive Machines Axiom site plan
Collins Intuitive Machines Axiom site plan

Recent News

Houston Spaceport collaborates with French Space Agency (CNES), Rice University on space exploration
During the visit, key stakeholders signed a letter of intent which signals a deeper commitment to enhancing industrial, economic, scientific, and technological partnerships between the French and Houston space ecosystems.

Space City 2.0 | How Houston remains poised to support humankind's next giant leap
On February 22, 2024, Intuitive Machines, the first anchor tenant to sign an agreement with the Houston Spaceport, landed its NOVA-C lunar lander on the moon, marking the first time the U.S. has returned to the moon since 1972, and the first time a private U.S. company has landed on the moon.

Aerospace industry in Houston set to boom as numerous projects hit key milestones
Spaceport officials not only expect to add more businesses in the coming years—in a pursuit to make the spot a destination—but companies located there have plans to launch more of their creations into space. 

New taxiway to connect Houston Spaceport to Ellington Airport gets green light 
The first phase of a taxiway that will connect the Houston Spaceport to Ellington Airport is set to be built after Houston City Council approved Phase 1 of construction.