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Lunar and Planetary Institute

Visitor Information

Lunar and Planetary Institute

Location and Hours of Operation

3600 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77058
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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Directions

Toll Free Directions from Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

  • Head west on N Terminal Rd toward S Terminal Rd
  • Continue onto Jetero Blvd/Will Clayton Pkwy; continue to follow Will Clayton Pkwy
  • Turn right onto 4th St/Eastex Freeway Service Rd
  • Take the ramp on the left onto US-59 S
  • Take the exit onto I-45 S toward Galveston
  • Take exit 26 toward Bay Area Boulevard
  • Turn left on Bay Area Boulevard ¬†
  • Continue straight 4.5 miles to Middlebrook Drive and turn right
  • Turn right into the USRA/LPI parking lot

 
Directions from Houston Hobby Airport (HOU)

  • Follow the exit signs from airport to I-45 S
  • Head south on I-45
  • Take exit 26 toward Bay Area Boulevard
  • Turn left on Bay Area Boulevard¬†
  • Continue straight 4.5 miles to Middlebrook Drive and turn right
  • Turn right into the USRA/LPI parking lot

Parking

We have a limited number of visitor spaces conveniently located near the main entrance to the USRA/LPI building. We offer electric vehicle charging stations for use by staff, students, and visitors on a first-come-first-served basis.

Offsite parking is available for meeting participants. Please refer to the meeting logistics for more information on where to park.

Special event parking is available onsite for public lectures and events held in the evenings and on weekends. Offsite parking is available as needed. Please refer to the event details for information on where to park.

Building Access

When you arrive, please enter through the main entrance and check in at the front desk to receive a visitor badge.

Visit the Library

The LPI library is open to the public Monday through Friday during normal business hours. Tours of the library can be arranged in advance during normal business hours.

281-486-2182
library@lpi.usra.edu

Media Inquiries

Julie Tygielski
281-486-2122
tygielski@lpi.usra.edu

Weblinking and Multimedia Usage Requests

communications@hou.usra.edu

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