Education and STEM at Langley Research Center supports the agency’s objectives to engage Americans in NASA’s mission, encourage and engage students in STEM disciplines, and strength NASA and the Nation’s future in STEM productivity.
K-12 students can dig deeper into STEM topics and experience the thrill of exploration and discovery.
NASA makes vital investments in a diverse portfolio of learning opportunities and activities designed to reach as many U.S. students as possible – from kindergarten through graduate school. NASA seeks to build the next generation STEM workforce and broaden student participation to increase diversity, equity and inclusion in STEM fields.
A group of students attending the Artemis II Crew announcement work on a STEM activity together.
We Inspire An Interest In STEM
NASA’s Next Gen STEM offers a wide array of unique experiences designed to engage K-12 students nationwide in the agency’s missions, people, and resources.
Educators are a significant part of students’ lives and play a key role in connecting NASA to the Artemis Generation. NASA’s Next Gen STEM fully supports formal educators in classrooms and informal educators in museums, science centers, afterschool programs, and similar organizations, all of whom bring the excitement of the agency’s missions to students.
Teachers perform an experiment outside under a tree.
Colleges, Universities, Technical and Vocational Institutions
NASA investments enhance the research, academic and technology capabilities
NASA’s congressionally STEM Engagement program and constituent projects executes a wide reaching set of activities for the benefit of students via: direct student awards for NASA internships and fellowships; student challenges and competitions; educator resources and opportunities; competitive awards to educational institutions for conducting research and development, building capacity, and creating student learning opportunities.
We encourage students to pursue STEM degrees and STEM-related careers to potentially contribute to the NASA mission or other STEM pursuits. Learn more about the resources our center provides to students here!
The Student Volunteer Service Program offers unpaid training opportunities to students in high school and college. The program allows students to explore career options as well as develop personal and professional skills.
Office of STEM Engagement Director Dr. Kimberly Brush Office of Human Capital Management Mail Stop 033 Langley Research Center Hampton, VA 23681-2199 Phone: 757-864-6454 Fax: 757-864-8835 Email: Kimberly.M.Brush@nasa.gov
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