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Spaceflight Human Optimization & Performance Summit

April 17-19, 2024
Space Center Houston

1601 E NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX 77058

The Spaceflight Human Optimization and Performance week connects thought leaders in strength and conditioning, sport science, physical therapy, athletic training, medicine, engineering, psychology, and nutrition with interests in supporting the physical readiness of astronauts for extended duration spaceflight.

Main Conference Registration

  • Pre-Registration: Dec. 18 - Feb. 29 ($200)
  • General Registration: Mar. 1 - Apr. 5 ($250)
  • Late Registration: Apr. 6 - Apr. 16 ($275)

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The Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA) approved 17 contact hours for event attendees.

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Board of Certification (BOC) for the Athletic Trainer approved 17 CEU(s) in Category D for event attendees.


Join us in Houston, TX for SHOP week featuring an exciting main event with dynamic lectures and discussions led by world-renowned speakers. New for 2024, KBR is hosting a Pre- and Post-conference event! For updates, follow the UHCL Health and Human Performance Institute on Twitter and Instagram.


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Who Is the Summit For?

This summit is intended for anyone who:

  • Is curious or passionate about space exploration and human performance.
  • Wants to learn more about optimizing the physical readiness of astronauts for extended duration spaceflight.
  • Hear from and speak with astronauts, researchers, and others with expertise in STEM fields.
  • Seeks to better understand the benefits of strengthening and conditioning muscles.

Contact Us

Dr. Bill Amonette
Phone: 281-283-3381

Corey Twine



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