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William T. Harris Makes UK’s Blooloop Top 50 Influencer List

William T. Harris, President and CEO of Space Center Houston, the official visitors center of NASA Johnson Space Center is pictured at the City of Houston’s MLK Parade Day in Jan 2023. Harris is known for his appearances throughout the greater Houston community on behalf of the nonprofit organization, bringing people and space closer together.  

HOUSTON, TEXAS (NOV. 11, 2023) – Space Center Houston’s President and CEO William T. Harris has made Blooloop’s TOP 50 Influencers List.  

Blooloop, an international business and trade service based in the United Kingdom is the world’s most-read online news source for visitor attractions and professionals.  

The center, led by Harris since April 2016, serves as the official visitor’s center of NASA Johnson Space Center. He has positioned Space Center Houston as a global learning and leading science destination center, generating 1,710 jobs and building partnerships with industry and government leaders.  

“Many of the science centers in the United States and around the world have partnerships with commercial companies and government, etc. But we’re taking it to a new level here. We are, if you will, the crossroads of government space agencies like NASA, the private sector, academia, and nonprofit organizations,” Harris told Blooloop.”  

With more than 37 years of experience in non-profit leadership and senior positions at museums and universities, Harris continues to build the organization at an international level as the number one international attraction in the greater Houston area.  

In addition to the center’s recognition, Space Center Houston is a nonprofit, Smithsonian Affiliate, a Certified Autism Center and is named “Best Museum in Texas” by USA Today. 

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source: spacecenter.org