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LATEST SPACEPORT LECTURE

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Please join RSI as we host Dr. Robert Kerr, Director of the Arecibo Observatory for a public talk:

What’s up at Arecibo Observatory?

DATE: Monday October 6

TIME: 4:00pm

LOCATION: Herman Brown Hall, Rm 227  [See Map for directions]

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RICE SPACE INSTITUTE AND RICE SCIENTIA FILM FESTIVAL

April 25-27, 2014

Rice Film and Media Center

See here for details.

Check out the Facebook event.

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2013 SALLY RIDE SCIENCE FESTIVAL

October 12, 2013

Rice University Campus
For more information on the Festival click here.

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2013 MARLAR LECTURE

September 25, 2013

McMurtry Auditorium, Duncan Hall
For more information on the Marlar Lecture click here.

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INTERNATIONAL SPACE APPS CHALLENGE

April 20 – 21, 2013

Brockman Hall for Physics Rm. 101, Rice University

Event details to follow.

For more information on the Space Apps Challenge click here.

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SCIENTIA CONFERENCE
Space Exploration and Human Imagination

April 11 – 12, 2013
Baker Institute of Public Policy

While attendance at conference is FREE, registration is required. Please register.

For more information click here.

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RSI Student Association Lecture –  Innovate for NASA

Accelerating Innovation: How organizations target breakthroughs in Human Health and Performance   Dr. Jeff Davis,   Director Human Health and Performance, NASA Johnson Space Center

March 15, 2013
12:00 p.m.
Herman Brown Hall 227

Click here for more information.

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MIT Enterprise Forum Special Event

February 20, 2013
McMurtry Auditorium, Duncan hall Rice University

There is a registration fee to attend this event. For more information see here.

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PUBLIC LECTURE: OUR EXPLOSIVE SUN – THE SOURCE OF THE NORTHERN LIGHTS

Pal Brekke, Norwegian Space Center

Thursday November 15, 2012
6:30 – 8:00 pm
Wortham Giant Screen Theatre, Houston Museum of Natural Science

For more details see here

 

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SPACE & ENERGY WORKSHOP

Synergies between Space and Offshore Exploration
in coordination with Royal Norwegian Consulate General

Thursday November 15, 2012
1:30 – 5:00 pm
McMurtry Auditorium, Duncan Hall, Rice University

For details see here.

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CHICHÉN ITZÁ AS A MAYA PILGRIMAGE CENTER

Monday, November 5, 2012
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Humanities Building Rm. 100

John B. Carlson
Director, The Center for Archaeoastronomy
University of Maryland

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MARS SCIENCE LABORATORY CURIOSITY ROVER

Ravi Prakash & Bobak Ferdowski (“Mohawk Guy”)
Jet Propulsion Lab

Thursday November 1, 2012
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Duncan Hall, McMurtry Auditorium

Details to follow

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SALLY RIDE SCIENCE FESTIVAL
at Rice University
Sally Ride Science Festivals are designed to encourage 5th-8th grade girls in science.

Saturday, October 27, 2012
11:00 am – 1:00 pm     Check-in, Street Fair
1:00 pm – 4:15 pm       Featured Talk, Discovery Workshops, Street Fair

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100 YEAR STARSHIP 2012 PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM

Transition to Transformation … The Journey Begins

September 13 – 16, 2012
Hyatt Regency, Houston, TX
http://symposium.100yss.org

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Rice NASAversary commemorating the 50th Anniversary of NASA Johnson Space Center and the first half century of RICE/JSC collaboration

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RSI/UKTI Roundtable Discussion 
The Changing Economics of Space: Fostering Partnership between the UK and Texas
April 16, 2012