Houston’s Texas Medical Center is the world’s largest concentration of healthcare and research institutions. It even includes NASA’s Johnson Space Center, home of the Mission Control Center and national hub of space exploration.
This global city is the largest in the United States based on its total area, and defines its strengths in culture, research, and medicine, with leading sectors in oilfield equipment and healthcare. It’s the most diverse metropolitan area in Texas and the state’s most populous city. It can also be credited with major melting pot culture, as it is arguably one of the most racially and ethnically diverse major cities in the country.