205 Alaskan students awarded and supported between 2015 - 2019

$1,107,300 in direct student support awarded between 2015-2019

45 Interns placed with NASA centers and Alaska Industry partners between 2015-2019

75% of graduates from 2015-2019 now employed in STEM fields or pursuing advanced STEM degrees

Funding Opportunities

What Our Students Say

It helped me achieve my life line goal of being a NASA intern and making connections to work in that line.

It allowed to me to gain experience involving software and hardware design of a satellite subsystem.

Impact

Aeronautics Research

Jesse Brady at Langley

“Researching with the Langley Aeronautics Academy was the best summer of my life,” said Jesse Brady, a senior in mechanical engineering at UAA. Brady spent last summer in Virginia studying with some of the worlds top scientists. He added that the experience ultimately proved not only be the best…

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Jesse Brady
Space Technology

Brandt Lomen won the Invent Alaska Competition Grand Prize with his Pseudo-Sun Instrument.

Recent University of Alaska Fairbanks graduate Brandt Lomen has taken the top prize in the university’s 2018 Invent Alaska Competition for a device that can test solar cells on Earth, in space and on other planets by mimicking the light of the sun.

Lomen’s Pseudo-Sun Instrument was…

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Brandt Lomen