The Rice Space Institute provides a unique collaborative environment in which to meet the educational, research and technological challenges faced by the exploration and study of space.
The Houston Spaceport Frontier Lectures, designed to introduce our students and the general public to the wide array of issues involved in the pursuit of an advanced presence in space: international policy, technology innovation, commercialization, biological impacts, space science, etc.
Rice University is intricately linked to America's historic journey to the moon, and r
The Baker Institute’s stately Doré Commons served as the backdrop for the recording of
More than 55 years after President John F.
Astronaut and Rice alumna Peggy Whitson ’86 was inducted into the Texas Aviation Hall
Brian O'Brien, who put experiments on the moon as a Rice space science professor in th
In ‘American Moonshot,’ Douglas Brinkley plants Rice’s flag in the history of the spac
His Royal Highness Prince Charles honors Rice Space Institute Director David Alexander
Astronaut Paolo Nespoli will appear at the Rice Media Center Feb.
Themes from President Kennedy’s ‘Moon Speech’ just as pertinent 55 years later On the
Rice bioengineer Tomasz Tkaczyk and solar physicist David Alexander win a NASA grant t