Career Information From NASA
Philadelphia Eagles Honor Astronaut Chris Ferguson
NASA astronaut Chris Ferguson was honored on Nov. 7 in his hometown by the Philadelphia Eagles. Ferguson was named Honorary Captain during the NFL's "Monday Night Football" game. The Eagles hosted the Chicago Bears at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.
Phillies Honor Commander Chris Ferguson
STS-135 Commander Chris Ferguson threw out the first pitch Sunday night for the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
Houston, We Have an Astronaut
Houston. It was the first word from the moon, and the city has served as the home of Mission Control and the nation’s human spaceflight program for more than 40 years. But even though Houston has been the home of NASA's astronaut corps for decades, the city has never had a hometown astronaut -- until now.
Former Chief Scientist and Hubble Astronaut to Retire
Astronaut John Grunsfeld, who flew three times to service Hubble, is leaving NASA to become the deputy director of the Space Telescope Science Institute.
Astronaut & Terrible Towel Return to Pittsburgh
Astronaut and U.S. Air Force Colonel Mike Fincke has taken the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers to new heights! During his command of Expedition 18 onboard the International Space Station, Fincke flew the iconic "Terrible Towel" for his favorite team and sent a message to them for their 2009 Super Bowl game.
West Point Welcomes Home One of Their Heroes
Almost four decades after graduating from West Point, astronaut Bill McArthur was invited to return to his alma mater as part of the Army’s annual homecoming celebration and NASA’s Hometown Heroes campaign.
Astro Mike Rockets to a Million on Twitter
Astronaut Mike Massimino, the first human to tweet from space, recently became the first astronaut to reach one million followers on Twitter.
St. Louis Cardinals Honor Sandra Magnus
In late August, the St. Louis Cardinals took NASA Astronaut Sandra Magnus to the ball game to throw out the first pitch. Magnus isn’t part of the Cardinals’ starting line-up, but she is a hometown hero.
Interview With Leland Melvin
Middle school student Molly Moore interviews NASA's Associate Administrator for Education, Leland Melvin.
Women @ NASA
The Women @ NASA website was developed to encourage more young women to pursue careers in mathematics, science and technology.
› Women@NASA Website →
› A Tribute to Women at NASA
› Aspire 2 Inspire Website →
Women of SDO
Launched on Feb. 11, 2010, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory is making history. Meet some of women of SDO as they share their journeys to becoming scientists, engineers or other professionals.
Rocketry: Career Corner
Scientists and engineers talk about their career paths in the field of rocketry and their work at NASA.
Robotics: Career Corner
What's the best way to become a robotics expert? Scientists and engineers at NASA reveal how their career paths led to the world of robotics.
Read feature articles about the people who work for NASA, and learn about the contributions they are making. You may also access links to videos, interactive features and more.
Astronaut Biographies →
Explore the interests and educational backgrounds of current and former astronauts.
An interactive poster and mini interviews feature the broad diversity and talents of individuals who help design, build, operate, maintain or tell the story of Hubble.
Careers in Spaceflight →
Read profiles of people who work for NASA in the fields of science, math, computers and engineering.
STS-118 Career Profiles
Learn about the people who make shuttle missions happen.
Meet an Earth Explorer
Read about NASA's Earth Explorers and learn more about what they do.
NASA Engineering Design Challenge: Career Corner
Read about what it's like to do plant research at NASA.
Space Place Live! →
Watch these cartoon videos of scientists and engineers who work on space and Earth missions. Learn what it's like to work at NASA, how they got started and what they like to do for fun.
Meet a Space Science Explorer
Read about NASA's Space Science Explorers and learn about what they do.
Behind the Scenes: Meet the People →
Thousands of people make up the U.S. space program. They come from different backgrounds and had different dreams. At this site, meet some of the best and brightest people helping NASA achieve its goals.
Imagine the Universe: Scientist Profiles →
Have you ever wondered how scientists work to understand the skies around us? Or wondered what rocket scientists do at NASA? Learn more at this site.