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as 'space city' rebounds, houston's stem education should take flight

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as 'space city' rebounds, houston's stem education should take flight

carie lemack is co-founder and ceo of dreamup, "the first company to bring space into classrooms and classrooms into space." a former national security policy expert/advocate and producer of an academy award-nominated film, lemack is a proud alumna of space camp and supporter of all space cadets reaching for the stars. lemack contributed this article to space.com's expert voices: op-ed & insights. the future of america's space program depends on all americans helping the residents of houston. the closure through labor day of the johnson space center, which employs 10,000 people, is one of the most notable examples of the aftermath of hurricane harvey. if "space city" is to regain its influence; if the houston independent school district (hisd), which has 283 schools and 213,000 students, is to emerge better and stronger from this situation; if texas' largest city, which has a gross domestic product of $503 billion, is to revive its economy — if all of these things are to happen, if all of these things must happen, we must make space-based research a priority. that rule also applies to two of the city's major research universities, the university of houston and rice university. the latter is a site of particular significance, as rice stadium is the venue where president john f. kennedy (in 1962) would summon the residents of houston — and fellow citizens nationwide — to make the seemingly impossible probable. [saturn v and the storm: houston's nasa l...