National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Public education plays a strong role in every one of the separate missions within NASA.

MISSION

 

PROGRAM

 

DESCRIPTION

Aeronautics Research Mission

 

Education Program

 

Develops the future NASA Aeronautics workforce, contributes to Aeronautics research goals and objectives, and supports Agency education and communication goals.

Headquarters

 

Education

 

Strengthens NASA and the Nation's future workforce; attracts and retains students in STEM disciplines; and engages Americans in NASA's mission.  

Human Exploration and Operations Mission

 

Education/Public Outreach

 

Informs and educates the public about NASA's plans for a new era in space exploration.

Science Mission

 

Education and Public Outreach Program

 

Enhances the nation's formal education system and contributes to the broad public understanding of science, mathematics and technology.