Photo Tour of Houston
Mission Control at NASA received the first words spoken from the moon -- "Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed."
The Museum of Natural Science in Hermann Park houses a permanent butterfly exhibit, a planetarium, and an IMAX theatre.
The Port of Houston is located 50 miles inland and ranks first in the country in foreign tonnage.
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is one of the city's major attractions in February and March every year.
The army led by General Sam Houston won the war for Texas independence at San Jacinto. Pictured here is the Monument.
Legend has it that the Sam Houston Statue in Hermann Park is pointing to the San Jacinto Battleground.
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