SICSA News

January 26, 2016
The winner of the Deal of the Year in the Economic Development category of 2015 is Houston Airport System's Houston Spaceport project. The project is the result of collaborative efforts of HAS, NASA, the Greater Houston Partnership, The Sierra…
Houston Airport System inks deal for Houston's Spaceport
November 19, 2015
NEW SICSA VIDEO featuring Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin talking about SICSA, space architecture and Houston! YOUTUBE LINK: https://youtu.be/evn1uUu1USU  
October 20, 2015
Former Houston NASA astronauts Rusty Schweickart (MIT Alum) and Ed Lu, who are founders of the B612 organization dedicated to detecting asteroids, will talk about the state of the art of detecting asteroids and large meteors on a collision course…
July 6, 2015
Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture has been moved to the Cullen College of Engineering. All applications must be submitted through the UH Cullen College of Engineering. For more information about the Sasakawa International Center…
March 12, 2014
A new article about developments in The Architect's Newspaper from March 12, 2014. "Boldly Go: the commercial space flight industry is taking off, and with it a new architectural typology: the spaceport" By Bill Millard
October 25, 2013
Two generations of SICSA's students Sam Ximenes and Nejc Trost are working together on a spaceport project in Houston. The proposal was unveiled for public by Houston Airports on Wednesday, September 4th 2013 at the NASA JSC in Houston.
Advertisment of Houston Spaceport project on Times Square, New York, NY.
September 3, 2013
You can read the article and an interview with Prof. Larry Bell about Space Architecture program here: Shooting for the stars.
August 20, 2013
University of Houston's College of Engineering featuring on its website: Read Larry Bell's full op-ed column, "A Discussion with Astronaut Bonnie Dunbar: Re-engineering America's Space Leadership".
October 1, 2012
Naples, Italy - This year two SICSA students and a faculty Olga Bannova presented technical papers at the IAC 63 in Naples. Last year graduate MS-Space Architecture student Thomas Hockenberry presented results of two projects he and his team had…
Thomas Hockenberry
October 10, 2011
University of Houston SICSA graduate student, Abraham Chavez got first hand experience on how crew performance and productivity may be affected in a Near Earth Asteriod (NEA) while participating in NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations 15 (…
October 3, 2011
Cape Town, South Africa— Every year, the International Astronautical Federation, together with the International Academy of Astronautics and the International Institute of Space Law (IISL), holds the International Astronautical Congress (IAC). The…
Justin Trammell
July 6, 2004
Moscow, Russia— Sixty students representing 13 countries worldwide were competitively selected to participate in the Space Development Theory and Practice 2011 Internship held at Bauman Moscow State Technical University. The focus of the two week…
Graduate student, David Ladewig, speaking at the Mission Control Centre in Moscow, Russia, to Russian cosmonauts.
January 1, 2003
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…