Texas students take first place in Team America Rocketry Challenge Finals

The Plains, Va. – Students from Georgetown 4-H of Georgetown, Texas launched themselves to a first place finish at the eleventh annual Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) finals Saturday afternoon, securing the title of national champions of the world’s largest student rocket contest.

Students from Rocket Contest Return for the Third White House Science Fair

Arlington, Va. – This morning, students participating in the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) displayed their rockets for President Obama at the White House Science Fair for the third time since 2010.

Repealing Sequestration Step One in Keeping America Second to None

Arlington, Va. — The Aerospace Industries Association welcomes President Obama’s submission to Congress of a proposed budget for fiscal year 2014 as a step towards ensuring the U.S. industrial base and America’s technological leadership remain second to none.

Media Advisory: NASA Administrator Bolden to Address Senate Aerospace Reception

Washington, D.C. – NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden will address Hill staff and representatives of industry at the 2013 Senate Aerospace Caucus kickoff reception April 9 on strengthening the STEM pipeline.  America’s STEM education efforts are critical to ensuring the health of the high-tech industrial base by recruiting and training enough qualified students to become highly skilled engineers and technology workers.

Media Advisory: AIA Partners with Challenger Center on Crowdfund Campaign

Arlington, Va. – The Aerospace Industries Association is excited to announce it has partnered with the Challenger Center for Space Science Education to further enhance and grow the crowdfund campaign to place an ad trailer on NASA’s new exploration for the premier of “Star Trek Into Darkness.”