NASA recruits for High School Aerospace Scholars Program, hosts info session on Oct. 4

Applicants must be high school juniors

NASA’s High School Aerospace Scholars to host an information session. (NASA)

If you are a high school junior passionate about space exploration, NASA’s Texas High School Aerospace Scholars Program may be an enticing experience.

On Oct. 4, at 5 p.m. CDT NASA is hosting a virtual information session about their High School Aerospace Scholar’s Program.

NASA’s High School Aerospace Scholars Program is a year-long STEM experience that allows Texas high school juniors to join NASA in furthering its mission to inspire the world through discovery.

The program starts in the fall with a four-month online learning experience related to space exploration, Earth science, technology, and aeronautics.

The highest achieving students will receive an invitation to a five-day virtual summer experience, Moonshot, mentored by NASA engineers, according to NASA’s website.

The information session will give students details on how they can apply to be a part of NASA’s next generation of space explorers.

Online applications must be complete and submitted by Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. CDT.

For more information on the application process, applicants can reach out to hq-nasa-stem-gateway@mail.nasa.gov.

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