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Celebrating the Wonders of Space | Access Student Activities + Career Profiles

National Space Day is May 7th. To celebrate, The STEM Careers Coalition invites you to think like an astronaut with exciting intergalactic activities that explore machine learning, vision software engineering, cosmic combustion and more. You can meet out-of-this world people working in exciting careers that support human space exploration and connect students with STEM skills that will build our future beyond this planet. 

Career Profiles

What kind of problems do you want to solve? Explore the profiles below of people just like you who are using the skills they learned in school to become the kind of problem solvers that make a difference. Make the connection from the classroom to careers.

Payload Logistics

Payload Specialist

A payload logistics lead is a professional with an advanced understanding of the engineering and mechanics needed to identify mission challenges and drive innovative solutions for spacecraft vehicles’ structural payload design, development...Learn More

Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineers help solve difficult abstract problems with practical real-world solutions that will run safely, efficiently, and reliably...Learn More

Computer Vision Software Engineer

Computer Vision Software Engineer

Computer Vision Software Engineers apply the power of AI and computer learning to help improve and automate...Learn More

Solar Engineer

Solar Energy

Solar Engineers oversee the scientific process involved in harnessing the sun’s energy to power homes, businesses...Learn More

Family Activities

Bring the joy of discovery to life in the comfort of home with a variety of exciting digital learning explorations that help students put STEM skills into action.

Cosmic Commute

Family Activity

Think like an astronaut as you plan an interstellar voyage from your hometown to the moon, focusing on the crucial question...Learn More

Employee Activities

Bring the diverse world of STEM to life for elementary, middle, and high school students using a wide variety of immersive learning explorations. These easy-to-use activities allow STEM professionals to convert real-world expertise into meaningful educational experiences.

Voyage to the Moon

Voyage to the Moon

“Citizen Astronauts” may become a reality sooner than students realize! Use a virtual 3D model and other resources to explore the possibility of regular people traveling to the Moon, while showing students how many...Learn More

A Future on Mars

Future on Mars

Give students an out-of-this-world glimpse of the many ways STEM influences space exploration! An engaging outdoor activity enables students to explore...Learn More

Share My Career Activity - Aerospace Career

Family Activity

Think like an astronaut as you plan an interstellar voyage from your hometown to the moon, focusing on the crucial question...Learn More

Classroom Activities

Access the no-cost, standards-aligned classroom activities to support future career success for all students. Each activity features important STEM skills and a step-by-step guide for implementing activities into your classroom. Explore the resources today.

Combustion of Hydrocarbons


Students will dive into the dynamic chemistry involved in obtaining energy from fossil fuels. They will learn about the power of oxidation, then use common household...Learn More

Machine Learning

Machine Learning

Students will use the skills of an Artificial Intelligence Research Scientist to help solve a problem in any field of their choosing. They will examine issues in...Learn More

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