SABRE Logistics

Badging & Initial Arrival at JSC

Personnel with a NASA PIV card (civil servants and contractors)

In order to get through the turnstiles at hangar 990, your PIV card must be capable of operating the hangar 990 card reader.

  • Go to IdMAX
  • Choose 'Your NAMS Requests'
  • Type in 990 in the New Request field
  • Select Physical Access Level in the Type field
  • Select JSC in the Center field
  • Select JSC-EF-990 Gate Entry from the list
  • Click in the Sponsor field and search for Peter Layshock. Click the Close button.
  • Type "Deploying to JSC for SABRE Flight Operations." in the Justification field.
  • Project end date is expected to be 2/25/2022, but could extend slightly (3/4/2022) if significant delays are encountered.

Non-NASA personnel (U.S. Citizens / Permanent Residents)

  • Visitor badges are currently only being issued on the JSC main campus. Go to Building 110 at the entrance gate on Saturn Lane (about 20 minutes from the hotel, see directions/map/photo below) to obtain your badge.
  • Make sure you are asked to set a PIN for the Hangar 990 turnstile gate access (the badge will not work without a PIN).
  • The office hours are Monday - Friday from 0600 - 1730, closed on weekends and holidays.
  • Two forms of ID are required for badging. Acceptable forms of ID include:
    • US Passport or Passport Card
    • Permanent Resident Card or Alien Registration Receipt Card
    • Foreign Passport that contains a Temporary I-551 stamp or notation
    • Unexpired Driver’s License or ID from a state or outlying possession of the United States that includes a photograph or information such as name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color and address
    • Unexpired ID card issued by a United States federal, state or local government agency that includes a photograph or information such as name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color and address
    • US School ID card that includes a photograph
    • US Voter Registration Card
    • US Military Dependent's ID Card
    • US Militiary ID card or Selective Service registration card
    • US Coast Guard or Merchant Mariner Card
    • Native American Tribal Document
    • US Social Security Card
    • Original or Certified copy of US state, county or municipal authority birth certificate or Certification of Birth Abroad

Foreign Nationals (FN)

  • For their initial arrival and badge issuance, FN visitors must go to Building 110 on the JSC main campus during Badging office hours 0600 - 1730 Monday - Friday (closed holidays)
  • The required two forms of ID for badging can be satisfied by
    Passport and one of:
    • I-94 Admission stamp
    • expired Visa with I-94 D/S stamp
    • Employment Authorization Card/Document
    • Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA)
    • Canadian Driver's License
    • NEXUS Card

Note: Access to buildings 993 and 994 will be granted on-site by the WB-57 team as needed.

Directions & Maps

Directions to JSC Badging Office (Building 110)

Building 110 is located at the JSC main campus entrance gate on Saturn Lane (Google Maps recognizes 'NASA JSC Building 110' or use 2101 E NASA Pkwy, Houston TX). Their hours of operation are Monday - Friday 0600 - 1730. Upon arrival at the gate, indicate to the guard that you are going to the badging office and you will be allowed to turn in to the Building 110 parking lot. Park and enter Building 110. There is a small waiting area and the badging desk should be on your left. Remember to bring the necessary two forms of ID and make sure you are asked to set a PIN for turnstile gate access.

map from hotel to bldg 110
Google Map directions from Residence Inn to the JSC Badging Office
JSC Bldg 110
JSC Badging Office (Building 110)

Directions to Hangar 990 at Ellington Field

Once you have your badge with access:

  • There is not an official street address for Hangar 990, but Google Maps recognizes both 'NASA Aircraft Operations Ellington Field' and '990 Brantly Ave, Houston TX' as the correct location, or you can use the coordinates 29.6095N, 95.17W on your navigation app.
  • The Hangar 990 parking lot is across the street from the hangar, entrance on the left just before the blocked gate as you are driving north on Brantly Ave.
  • Your NASA PIV badge / JSC issued badge should operate the badge readers at the entrance turnstile.

Note: You do not need to get on the tollway either to or from the hotel - stay on the Sam Houston Pkwy frontage road.

map from hotel to hangar 990
Google Map directions from Residence Inn to Hangar 990 at Ellington Field