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 program at the University of Houston. In addition, Bell is a professor of architecture and endowed professor of space architecture at UH. In 1987, Bell founded the Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture (SICSA) at the University of Houston, where he still serves as director. SICSA stands as the world's leading academic organization for the planning and design of habitats in space and other extreme enivronments here on earth.
Bonnie Dunbar is a professor of mechanical engineering and biomedical engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, head of the UH STEM Center, and director of the college’s Aerospace Engineering Program.