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International Space Medicine Summit 2014 Russian …

June 06, 2014

Physicians and biomedical scientists gather to discuss space medicine research.

LOST IN SPACE: THE NEED FOR …

January 24, 2013

Space policy experts review the present status and future of NASA and the U.S. civil space program, …

FALLING BACK TO EARTH: A FIRSTHAND …

October 26, 2011

At this lecture and book signing, Mark Albrecht, former executive secretary of the National Space Council, links …

JOHN F. KENNEDY AND THE RACE …

September 20, 2011

George Washington University professor emeritus John M. Logsdon, Ph.D., discusses how the Kennedy administration charted the course …

YURI'S NIGHT: THE ENGINEERING, SCIENTIFIC AND …

April 12, 2011

The Baker Institute and Rice Space Institute commemorate the 50th anniversary of human space flight and the …

U.S. HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT: CONTINUITY AND STABILITY

February 15, 2011

Commercial spaceflight could provide continuity to existing spaceflight programs and facilities.

SAFE AND COST-EFFECTIVE SPACE OPERATIONS IN …

December 15, 2010

Paul Hill of NASA's Johnson Space Center discusses the commercialization of space exploration.

THIRTY-FIVE YEARS OF U.S.-RUSSIAN SPACE SCIENCE …

March 5, 2010

Brown University professor and former NASA scientist James Head, III, Ph.D., speaks at the Baker Institute.

HEAVENLY AMBITIONS: AMERICAS QUEST TO DOMINATE …

February 1, 2010

National security expert Joan Johnson-Freese discusses the flaws in current U.S. space policy and ways forward.

INTERNATIONAL SPACE MEDICINE SUMMIT III

May 15, 2009

The International Space Medicine Summit III brings together leading physicians and space biomedical scientists from space-faring nations …

Looking Back - The Impact of …

November 19, 2007

On October 4, 1957, the birth of the space race was ignited by a small, 184-pound sphere …

Antarctic Search for Meteorites, Some Observations …

October 26, 2007

NASA astronaut Donald R. Pettit recently completed his first space flight as NASA ISS Science Officer aboard …

Sputnik: A Fifty Year Legacy

October 11, 2007

2008 Webby Awards Official Honoree: The Baker Institute presents an original production examining Sputnik's legacy.

International Space Medicine Summit

May 4, 2007

The International Space Medicine Summit brings together the leading physicians and space biomedical scientists from the space-faring …

Americans and Russians Working Together in …

November 2, 2006

C. Michael Foale, PhD, is an astronaut with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) who has …