• Space Architecture Program Welcomes Nippon Foundation Chairman Yohei Sasakawa

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  • 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


  • 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

G.R.A.D.E. Camp Redefines STEM Field Roles
Engineering and computer science professions attract fewer women than other STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields in the United States. For more than a decade, professors at the UH Cullen College of…
Engineering Students Now Have Seamless Transfer Option With UH
Beginning this Fall, San Jacinto College students will be eligible for a seamless transfer into the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. San Jacinto College has signed an articulation agreement with the University…
The Future of Space: Uncovering the Cosmos
For the first time in history, scientists are confident that exploration beyond Earth could realistically yield space tourism, Moon colonies, Mars missions and settlements, and extraterrestrial life, adding to the inevitable…
Aerospace Engineering Curriculum Launches to New Heights
The mystique of the most populous city in Texas was imprinted in the imaginations of people around the world when astronauts uttered “Houston” in their first communications from space during NASA’s heyday. Professor and former…
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 engineers and designers looking to hone their skills at space architecture, only one…
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 course which explores urgent habitation challenges which are both common and…
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 launched the world’s first and only research and education program in space architecture at the University…
Larry Bell, Director of the Space Architecture Graduate Program at UH and Head of the Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture (SICSA)
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. Larry Bell is the director of the world's one and only space architecture graduate…
Bonnie Dunbar, Larry Bell, Forbes.com