Houston ranks as only the fourth largest city in the US, but it covers more space than all of New Jersey. Like many in America, this city’s population is from various ethnic and religious backgrounds. Houston is home to a large number of interesting events and exhibitions, mostly focused in the Museum District, that attract more than 7 million visitors a year and that truly is the center of the city's cultural life.
The Space Center Houston, a center for human flight in space, is responsible for training astronauts from the US and its international partners. It is known worldwide for its research programs that are today successfully applied in many areas of human life, including medicine and transportation.One more place, stellar and definitely worth visiting, is the Houston Museum of Natural Science, providing exhibits on everything «from Medici to Mayan civilization».