STEM Events at Aerospace

Aerospace hosts engaging events and workshops about space for students and STEM educators. Sign up today!
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Aerospace is committed to inspiring the next generation. Since 2013, we have supported K-12 education by hosting educational programs for teachers and high school students. Free of charge, these events expose participants to the research, state-of-the art facilities, and 21st century skills needed to succeed in the STEM fields and provide real-world examples of problems and solutions.


Upcoming Programs 

The Aerospace High School Summer Institute - June 25 & 26

This hybrid summer program covers various STEM topics and their applications. The institute is a virtual program on June 25 with limited in-person participation on June 26 at our corporate headquarters in El Segundo, CA.


The Aerospace Academy – Monday through Thursday, July 8 -18

The virtual Aerospace Academy program invites high school seniors to gain an understanding of ground systems and apply their knowledge to activities and a final project.



Zero Robotics 

Zero Robotics is a programming challenge where middle school students learn to write code to control satellites aboard the International Space Station. Sponsored by the Aerospace Corporation, NASA, and the ISS National Lab and operated by MIT Media Lab's Space Enabled Group with STEMx365 and the Innovation Learning Center, this will be exciting opportunity to go someplace different this summer - SPACE!   Interested Organizations/Schools should complete their registration via this Google Form by April 19, 2024.   

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Past Events

Audience with Aerospace: The Creation, Flight, and Mission of Small Satellites 

Join us for a special Audience with Aerospace featuring members of the Moonlighter team on December 13! Through this presentation your classroom will discover the fascinating world of small satellites, learn about the innovative technologies that enable these compact marvels to soar through space, and understand their many purposes. This Audience with Aerospace can be paired with the teacher lesson plan found here.

•    Registration: Teachers should register for their classes and broadcast the lesson to the students.
•    Length: 45 minutes
•    Audience: Middle school classrooms

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Audience with Aerospace: Mission to Mars

Join us on December 9 at 9 a.m. PT for Audience with Aerospace, where classrooms will hear from our mission crew live from a simulated Mars habitat where they are conducting research! 

Registration: Teachers should register for their classes and broadcast the lesson to the students
Audience: Elementary, middle, and high school classrooms

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