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Education Opportunity

Other Opportunities

Grade Levels

Higher Education


Computer Science, Engineering Design, Mathematics, Physical Science, Technology, Flight and Aeronautics, Physics

Langley’s NASA Academy’s rigorous and diverse summer research program prioritizes collaboration, teamwork, leadership, innovation, and creativity.

Academy participants experience the challenges aerospace professionals face while conducting their research. Along with a team research project, the program includes:

  • Invited lectures on technical topics
  • Weekly discussions with NASA professionals
  • Access to NASA’s advanced research facilities

What are the eligibility requirements? 

  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Be pursuing a major in Engineering (Aero, Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, Systems), Computer Science, Mechatronics, Electronics Technology, Applied Math, Applied Physics, or a similar field.
  • Be a full-time student or recent graduate with a minimum GPA of 3.2 or higher.
  • Candidates are preferred to have completed at least three full college years (except for two-year college students transferring to a four-year institution), but those who have completed two full college years are welcome to apply.

Duration: The summer program runs for 10-12 weeks, from mid-May through August. The exact dates will be determined before the start of the program.

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