Aerospace is committed to inspiring the next generation. Since 2013, we have supported K-12 education by hosting summer 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.
STEM Speaker Request
Want an audience with Aerospace? The Aerospace Corporation is excited to offer virtual STEM speaker visits to K-12 classrooms nationwide.
AeroScholars Intern at Aerospace
Winners and runners-up of the Dr. Wanda M. Austin STEM Scholarship are spending their summer interning at Aerospace.
Itzel Sanchez Awarded STEM Scholarship
Itzel Sanchez is the 2020 recipient of the Dr. Wanda M. Austin STEM Endowment scholarship.
STEM Teaching Aids
The Aerospace Corporation has developed new teaching resources that are available all year long. Each lesson is aligned to NGSS and created for specific grade levels. Download these free resources to aid in teaching the next generation of STEM professionals. After the lesson, teachers can request a virtual visit from an Aerospace STEM Speaker.
Aerospace STEM Tours for K–12 Students
K–12 students enjoy The Aerospace Corporation’s STEM tours, in which they get to engage with interactive robotics, simulate a rocket launch, and learn about the latest in space technology from renowned scientific experts as they explore future STEM careers.
Support the STEM Endowment
The Aerospace STEM Endowment was established to provide support and resources to disadvantaged students pursuing STEM education. The Endowment funds the annual Dr. Wanda M. Austin Scholarship as well as STEM-related events hosted by Aerospace.