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Photos: SICSA hosts workshops for STEM students from Japan and Mars City Design

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Inez Hutchinson
UH Cullen College of Engineering hosted 41 college STEM students from Japan visiting Houston, TX on Friday, August 23 to learn more about the space industry.
Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture (SICSA) hosts Mars City Design Challenge on Aug. 29 and 30, 2019.

UH Cullen College of Engineering hosted 41 college STEM students from Japan visiting Houston, TX on Friday, August 23 to learn more about the space industry.

The group participated in activities hosted at Johnson Space Center, Lunar & Planetary Institute and University of Houston.

The tour of UH included a special visit to the Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture (SICSA) department.

Students toured the UH Space Architecture classrooms, laboratories and met with a few SICSA grads and current students to learn more about the space architecture program.

UH SICSA also participated in the Mars City Design for the Power Lab Summer Workshop hosted at the University of Houston on Friday, August 30.

Olga Bannova, director of the space architecture program, spoke with attendees about the UH Space Architecture Graduate Program.

SICSA offers comprehensive orbital and planetary facility research, planning and design services to NASA and numerous major aerospace companies. The center is widely regarded as the world’s leading academic organization for the planning and design of habitats in space and other extreme environments.

To learn more about Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture (SICSA), click here

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