This $10,000 Hotel Package Includes Lunch With an Astronaut at NASA

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Ever dream of being an astronaut?

Well, one luxury Texas hotel is making that dream a reality. The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston announced that in celebration of this year’s 50th anniversary of the lunar landing, they’re creating an exclusive package allowing two guests to be part of a space mission.

Yes, Houston’s only AAA Five Diamond hotel partnered with the Johnson Space Center to create a one-of-a-kind adventure for space fans that starts with round-trip private helicopter transfer to Ellington Field from the Post Oak’s own helipad.


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From there, guests will be greeted by a local Space City astronaut before stepping into a private car headed to the Space Center. Once there, you’ll get a private guided tour that includes an inside look to explore an array of significant Apollo artifacts in addition to the center’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab, Building 9, Historic Mission Control, Current Mission Control and Rocket Park. You’ll then get to ask all the space questions you want as you enjoy a private lunch date with an astronaut at NASA Johnson Space Center.


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Of course, all that planet talk might leave you feeling a bit spacey. That’s why the sleek hotel also included the Grounding Ritual signature treatment at the Spa at the Post Oak for the guests to enjoy during their two-night stay. And while you might want to test out some space food during your adventure, you can also enjoy some more decadent dining at one of the six restaurants and bars throughout the hotel with an included $300 food and beverage credit.


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Other unique amenities to check out when not exploring space include a two-story Rolls-Royce showroom, on-site Bentley and Bugatti Post Oak Motors dealership, and a multi-million-dollar modern art collection with pieces by Frank Stella, Alex Katz, and Robert Motherwell. You might even consider using that beverage credit to try one of the 30,000 bottles of wine available—including vintages dating back to the 1800’s—at The Cellar.


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Ok, so what’s the price tag for this luxurious astronaut adventure? The once-in-lifetime package runs $10,000.