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Theme: Growing Innovation

This event occurred on
November 20, 2010
9:00am - 12:00pm CST
(UTC -6hrs)
Houston, TX
United States

Event is bringing together passionate High School Juniors and Seniors to learn and share ideas.
Hear from:
-- a NASA astronaut about his experiences and why “Failure is Not an Option… It’s a Necessity”
-- a Johnson Space Center engineer who made his dream of owning a electric car a reality – he built one. “One Man’s Journey From Electric Dream to Driving Reality”
-- One of JSC’s foremost experts on asteroid threats and planned human missions
-- Two students from Rice University working to change the world for Global Health (Rice 360 deg) – traveling to Malawi and other locales to develop new equipment and ideas.
And many others, plus a great exhibit area with young professionals discussing their projects and passions with the participants.

Space Center Houston
1601 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX, 77058
United States
Event type:
Youth (What is this?)
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Organizing team


Houston, TX, United States
  • Ted Kenny
    Co-Chair, Program Director
  • Steve Rader
    Co-Chair, Audience Building, MC
  • Steven Gonzalez
    Senior Advisor