"HOUSTON" was the first word spoken on the moon.
Houston, Texas is the fourth largest city in the United States.
Greater Houston is the most ethnically diverse metropolitan area in the United States. 145 languages are spoken by city residents, and 90 nations have consular representation in the city.
The Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) consists of nine counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, and Waller.
In the last thirty years, several Houston sports teams have won national championships:
The Houston Astros won the World Series in 2017
The Houston Dynamo won the MLS Cup in 2006 and 2007
The Rice Owls won the College World Series in 2003
The Houston Aeros hockey team won the 2003 Calder Cup and the Turner Cup in 1999
The Houston Comets won the WNBA Championship, four years in a row, from 1997 to 2000
The Houston Rockets won the NBA Championship in 1994 and 1995
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