Mission

To be a world academic leader in space biomedical research, education and aerospace medicine with a focus on translating space advances to benefit health on Earth.

Congratulations on the InSight Mars Landing

Congratulations on the InSight Mars Landing

The Center for Space Medicine and Translational Research Institute for Space Health congratulate our colleagues at Caltech and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the successful landing of NASA's InSight spacecraft on the surface of Mars Nov. 26, 2018.

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Translational Research Institute for Space Health

This NASA-sponsored institute leads a national effort in translating cutting-edge emerging research into applied risk mitigation strategies for human space exploration.

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Message from the Director

Jeffrey P. Sutton, M.D., Ph.D., Friedkin professor and founding director of the Center for Space Medicine is also chair of the board of the Translational Research Institute for Space Health.

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Space Medicine Pathway

This unique educational pathway offers elective courses and research opportunities for undergraduate medical students.

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Research

We offer research training opportunities to Baylor College of Medicine students, residents and fellows. Research projects take place in several Baylor departments.