National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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






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.





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.