Women at NASA -- Dream Big!
Women at NASA embody the theme of 2014 Women’s History Month, Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment, through their struggles, accomplishments and dedication to their jobs. They serve as role models to young women in their pursuit of careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Read about the accomplishments of some of NASA’s women engineers, scientists, educators, interns and others.
NASA Astronaut Speaks to Hometown Students
NASA astronaut Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger sparked students' interest in space during a Digital Learning Network videoconference event with the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery in Colorado.
Katherine Johnson: A Lifetime of STEM
This former NASA employee is a living testimony to everything good that STEM can bring.
Nancy Roman -- Chief of NASA’s Astronomy and Relativity Programs (Retired)
Roman was involved in planning a program of satellites and rockets along with members of the nation’s astronomical community.
Curiosity Rover Team Celebrates Women in STEM
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory celebrates Women's Curiosity Day to honor the female engineers and scientists doing most of mission's 90-plus roles.
NASA Engineer Pioneering Research for Future Explorers
After participating in NASA's Co-Op Program for three semesters, chemical engineer Annie Caraccio is involved in revolutionary research at Kennedy Space Center.
Anne Thompson -- Adventures in the Atmosphere
Research scientist Anne Thompson describes her career as an adventure in various ozone layers.
From Computers to Leaders: Women at NASA Langley
Author Margot Lee Shetterly visited NASA Langley recently to talk about the historic role of women at the center.
The Full SPECTRUM
For the past 23 years, Project Safety Manager Carol Hamilton has been helping young kids through a free youth development program.
A Dream Come True
Lucy McFadden goes on an Antarctic adventure.
Internship Leads to Planet-Hunting Career
Astronomer Farisa Morales credits an undergraduate internship at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory with sparking her interest in studying the universe.
NASA Engineer Chases Her Dream, Achieves Career Success
Imelda Terrazas-Salinas is a test engineer at NASA’s Ames Research Center.
Serendipity and the Sun
NASA solar physicist Terry Kucera’s openness to unexpected opportunities has led her to a career studying the sun.
Sandy Elam -- Aerospace Engineer
Sandy Elam researches rocket engines that could be used on new NASA missions.
Snapshot of Success
Quander-Haas has jumped from an airplane, ridden on a motorcycle and floated on a glider. Now she wants a pilot’s license.
Inspired to Inspire
Harvard graduate Carolina Ragolta credits her NASA internship experience with giving her the drive to inspire others to pursue their dreams.
NASA Student Ambassadors -- Creating Tomorrow's Leaders
NASA Student Ambassadors Samantha McCue and Dan Miladinovich prove NASA’s future is in capable hands.
Blazing a New Trail
An undergraduate internship at NASA's Johnson Space Center helped Dolores Petropulos map out her future career path.
Capitol Hill Cluster School, Washington, D.C.
A team of eighth-grade girls designed the winning experiment to represent their school in the Student Spaceflight Experiment Project.
Continuing to Inspire
An Einstein Fellowship at NASA Headquarters in 2002 has led educator Leesa Hubbard to an extended adventure in space education.
STEM Up to the Challenge
After years of encouraging her students to take academic risks, Einstein Fellow Melinda Higgins decided it was time to take a chance and step up for STEM.
Expanding Horizons as an Einstein Fellow
Educator Jennifer Kennedy is making new connections and gaining new perspectives with NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate.
Helping Rural Students Take Flight
Einstein Fellow April Lanotte is using her small-town background to help NASA broaden its education reach.
The T in STEM
Learn how 2010 NASA Excellence in Teaching Award winners Pam Leestma and Neme Alperstein continue to use technology in their classrooms in unique and innovative ways.
Connecting Science and Culture
Elementary teacher Jennifer Evans uses NASA materials to teach students about science and how it connects to their lives.
Life Is Like a Rocket Launch
Soaring into the sky isn't easy, but with a teacher like Shella Condino, you're bound to succeed.
Meet Some of the NASA Explorer Schools Educators
NES recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary as one of NASA's premier education projects.