NASA’s Office of STEM Engagement Welcomes Minority Serving Institution Fellows

NASA’s Office of STEM Engagement recognizes that participant diversity in our programs is advantageous in every aspect. In 2020, an Intergovernmental Personnel Act opportunity was piloted to recruit and select two minority serving institution (MSI) faculty members for a two-year rotation. NASA’s Office of STEM Engagement welcomes Dr. Araceli Martinez-Ortiz from Texas State University and […]

EPDC Team is Contributing to Research at Texas State

Our EPDC team is contributing to research at Texas State -read the March Texas Monthly story featuring our founding PI, Dr. Araceli Martinez Ortiz. Read more….

Halloween Pumpkin Stencils

Happy Halloween!  Want to carve your own James Webb Space Telescope-themed pumpkin? Celebrate Halloween with these NASA-themed pumpkin carvings! These stencils will help you get started. Click here for three different patterns of the James Webb Space Telescope that you can use. Simply print and follow the directions, which can be found on each pattern […]

TI Codes Contest 2020

Have your students connect and learn together remotely to let their imaginations reach new heights by solving this unique challenge during the 20th anniversary of humans on the International Space Station (ISS). It is simple for students to get started and easy to participate remotely. Click on the link below to get more information about […]

Hector O. Viera

Program Integration ManagerLaunch Services Program Business OfficeNASA Kennedy Space Center I was born and raised in Puerto Rico and went to the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus where I received my Bachelor’s in Science in Business Administration in Operation Management and Project Management and I am currently pursuing a Master in Business Administration (MBA). […]

Leishka Dennise Crespo Dátiz

Leishka Dennise Crespo Dátiz was born in Mayagüez Puerto Rico in 1997. She is currently a bachelor’s degree student in Chemical Engineering with a minor concentration in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico- Mayagüez Campus. She always dreamed of working someday with NASA; that dream came true in August 2019, where […]

Kristi Irastorza

Kristina Irastorza, was born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela and raised in Miami, FL. She attended the University of Central Florida (UCF) and graduated with a Bachelors in Business Management- Human Resources. She has been with NASA for 6 years. Kristi started as a Contract Specialist for the Launch Services Program (LSP) within Kennedy Space Center (KSC). […]