Welcome to the AERO Institute®

AERO Institute® is a strategic partnership of Federal, State and Regional governments, commercial companies, academic institutions, and non-profits addressing our nation's need for technically skilled workforce and STEM education at all levels. You will find many links here that outline the opportunities we currently offer.

Education Supported Projects and/or Event(s):


EXCITEEXpanding Children's Interest Through Experiential Learning >> Click here for more information


LIFTS: Library Initiative For Teachers and Students -

Designed to provide a centralized location for community outreach in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) literature at cities’ local libraries.
- Provide teachers with curriculum resources for NASA STEM materials to use in the classroom.
- Provide students with NASA STEM education materials in order to enhance their understanding of these fields.
- Allow community members access to AERO Institute® resources through the local library.


Programs for Educators and Students:

NASA Educator Workshop -

What: Taking Flight: Technology Drives Exploration

When: Thursday, November 19, 2015, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Where: NASA Armstrong Educator Resource Center at the AERO Institute®

NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) is home to a fleet of both manned and unmanned aircraft and unique research facilities where many of the nation’s most complex flight research projects occur. Join AFRC’s Office of Education for an educator professional development workshop to explore AFRC research, technology and engineering accomplishments.

***Registration is now closed... To be on the waiting list, please contact Sondra Geddes at sondra.l.geddes@nasa.gov.


Got Robots? >> Click here for more information about Robotics at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center


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College Student Teams Design Mars Rovers


NASA Armstrong's education office hosted 41 students from California, Washington and Oregon in a team competition to design a rover for a mission to Mars.