AIA Reminds Young Americans: We Are the Explorers

Arlington, Va. - The Aerospace Industries Association, in partnership with Challenger Center for Space Science Education, sponsored a first-of-its-kind crowd funding campaign to place a trailer before Star Trek Into Darkness beginning May 17 to educate the public – most especially young people – on the exciting human spaceflight programs now underway.

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.