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New Season of Houston Spaceport Frontier Lectures starts September 7

August 23rd, 2016 by David Alexander

NASA’s Journey to Mars and Beyond

Wednesday, September 7J2M
7:00 pm
McMurtry Auditorium
Reception at 6:30 pm

Dava Newman, Ph.D.
NASA Deputy Administrator

European Science Cafe: Living With a Star

June 2nd, 2016 by David Alexander

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Technology Collaboration Center talk at AIAA event

April 6th, 2016 by David Alexander


Streaming of Spaceport Lecture

March 30th, 2016 by David Alexander

Thursday night’s Houston Spaceport Lecture by RSI Director, David Alexander, on the Texas Space Landscape will be broadcast live via zoom.  To access the lecture please see details below.

Topic: Space Frontiers
Time: Mar 31, 2016 7:00 PM (GMT-5:00) Central Time (US and Canada) 

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://riceuniversity.zoom.us/j/343216655
Or iPhone one-tap:  16465588656,343216655# or 14086380968,343216655#

Or Telephone:
    Dial: +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) or +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll)
    Meeting ID: 343 216 655 
    International numbers available: https://riceuniversity.zoom.us/zoomconference?m=3NSi3Lad2g_5XI6TbpezuohJ7KNXFFgO 

Or a H.323/SIP room system:
    H.323: (US West) or (US East) 
    Meeting ID: 343 216 655

    SIP: 343216655@zoomcrc.com

CORRECTION: Spaceport Frontiers Lecture THIS THURSDAY

March 28th, 2016 by David Alexander

Please see corrected poster for details.  Talk is this Thursday, March 31, in Keck Hall Room 100.


Spaceport Lecture: Thursday February 18

February 10th, 2016 by David Alexander

Please join us for the next lecture in our Spaceport Frontiers series: Advancing the Frontiers of Space Science

Laurie Leshin, President, Worcester Polytechnic Institute  and  Jon Morse, CEO of BoldlyGo Institute.

exoplanets2-20ad95c-300x274Details at http://spacefrontiers.rice.edu/1546-2/

Reach for the Stars STEM Festival: Saturday April 9

February 10th, 2016 by David Alexander

For the past nine years, Rice University has hosted the country’s largest Sally Ride Science Festival. The Festival included a street fair, an inspiring talk by a woman astronaut, and thirty women-led science and engineering workshops. Starting in 2016, the Festival is renamed the “Reach for the Stars! STEM Festival“, and is sponsored by the Ride Family Foundation and Rice Space Institute.

Details can be found at http://space.rice.edu/reachforthestars_festival.html

Houston Spaceport wins overall business deal of the year

January 22nd, 2016 by David Alexander

The Houston Business Journal, last night, selected the Houston Spaceport as their overall 2015 Deal of the Year.  Well done Arturo, Mario and the HAS team.


Excellent start to the Spring Spaceport Lectures

January 22nd, 2016 by David Alexander

Dr. Lynn Rothschild (NASA Ames) gave a fantastic lecture on the search for life in the Universe to a packed house.  RothschildFullHouse

Next Lecture: Thursday Feb 18: Advancing the Frontiers of Space Science

MITEF Free Event

January 19th, 2016 by David Alexander

MIT Enterprise Forum of Texas event: The Story of Creating and Growing Mustang Engineering. RiceUniversity, McNair Hall, February 9,  5:30pm – 8:30pm Details at MITEFtexas.org