Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture

Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture (SICSA)

  • RASC-AL 2017 competition
    SICSA students are RASC-AL competition finalists
  • AIAA Human Spaceflight: Phobos Base Design Competition
    2016-2017 First Place winners
  • Genesis Single Person Spacecraft Interior Design Competition
    SICSA Students Win Superior Design Award
  • Ancile-Hab
    The Shield of Mars. SICSA team was one of ‘Top 30’ finalists of 3D-printed Habitat Challenge competition.
  • Space Exploration
    Modular Architecture for 0-G
  • Lunar Habitat
    Surface Habitat Concept
  • Space Exploration
  • The Expedition
    A Cislunar / Martian Orbiter
  • Deep Space Exploration
    Mission to Phobos and Deimos
  • Planetary Exploration
    Mars Surface Base
  • Extreme Environment
    Offshore Oil Rig Re-Purposing
  • Mars Transfer Vehicle
    Re-Configurable Building System

New MS-Space Architecture Program

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SICSA’s high visibility, excellent reputation and unique educational programs offered through the College attract many out-of-state and international students to the UH. A new MS-Space Architecture program that was approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in 2003 extends graduate study opportunities to people with non-architecture as well as architecture undergraduate degrees. This program was originally tailored for Houston area aerospace professionals from NASA and affiliated companies, but is also attracting others from outside the state and US. Since its recent implementation, the program has produced more than a dozen graduates, and about the same number is currently enrolled.