SICSA

Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture

Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture (SICSA)

  • Falcon Heavy Rocket Will Be One Of Spacex’s Biggest Tests Yet: Olga Bannova Speaks With LA Times

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  • 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

    TransHabitat

  • 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

College of Engineering News

Space Architecture Program Draws Academics From Around the World
The theory of space architecture sounds simple: design and build environments for outer space. Its completion, however, is anything but. And for...
"We’re trying to teach students to think about the mission as a whole. Not just designing one piece," Bannova said.

The theory of space architecture sounds simple: design and build environments for outer space. Its completion, however, is anything but. And for engineers and designers looking to hone their skills at space architecture, only one campus provides the specific education they need: the University of Houston.

Extreme Environment Workshop for Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Extreme Environment Workshop: Design for Survival -- Where and When it Matters Most Take part in an interdisciplinary undergraduate/graduate level...

Extreme Environment Workshop: Design for Survival -- Where and When it Matters Most

Take part in an interdisciplinary undergraduate/graduate level course which explores urgent habitation challenges which are both common and unique to various Earth and space environments. Investigations and discussions will address issues that include:

Shooting for the Stars: UH's Larry Bell Discusses Space Architecture
When it comes to architecture, Larry Bell and the University of Houston are shooting for the stars…literally.
Larry Bell, Director of the Space Architecture Graduate Program at UH and Head of the Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture (SICSA)

When it comes to architecture, Larry Bell and the University of Houston are shooting for the stars…literally.

Larry Bell and Bonnie Dunbar Discuss Re-Engineering Space Program in Forbes.com Column
Read Larry Bell's full op-ed column, "A Discussion With Astronaut Bonnie Dunbar: Re-Engineering America's Space Leadership," at Forbes.com.
Bonnie Dunbar, Larry Bell, Forbes.com

Read Larry Bell's full op-ed column, "A Discussion With Astronaut Bonnie Dunbar: Re-Engineering America's Space Leadership," at Forbes.com.

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