Space Medicine


About Us


The Center for Space Medicine emphasizes discovery and innovation in high-priority areas of space biomedical science and technology. The center fosters biomedical discovery, advances the field of space medicine, trains scientists and physicians and translates space advances to benefit health on Earth. It is a collaborative enterprise involving multiple Baylor College of Medicine departments and centers, the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, NASA, Rice University, Texas Medical Center institutions, and other national and international academic, industry and government organizations.