Aerospace Mentored Team Wins Cyber Defense National Championship

A high school team mentored by three Aerospace engineers won the top prize in the sixth season of the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition.  More »

Dr. Wanda Austin Participates in History Makers Back-to-School Event

El Segundo, Calif. (Sept. 30, 2013) – Dr. Wanda Austin, president and CEO of The Aerospace Corporation, met with a classroom of fifth graders as part of the History Makers fourth annual day of service program on Friday, Sept. 27. Austin visited the Knowledge is Power Program Scholar Academy in Los Angeles to discuss her […]  More »

Austin Urges Fifth Graders to Study Hard and Go to College

Dr. Wanda Austin spent a morning in Los Angeles with fifth-grade students during the History Makers back-to-school event.  More »

The Aerospace Corporation Ranked High as STEM Workplace

The Aerospace Corporation is ranked 15th on Woman Engineer Magazine’s Top 50 Employers list and was selected in Winds of Change Magazine’s Top 50 Best Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Workplaces list.
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Young Scientists Show Their Work at Herndon Science Competition

Middle and high school students displayed their scientific prowess with both experiments and essays on a variety of topics as part of Aerospace’s 36th annual Robert H. Herndon Memorial Science Competition.  More »

Stepping into STEM History

Individual Aerospace employees have long been involved in mentoring activities for students with an inclination toward science, but most coordinated efforts to increase student interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) trace their origins to two events in 2006. On Jan. 31 of that year, President George W. Bush announced the American Competitiveness Initiative […]  More »

Wanda Austin Named One of 100 Women Leaders in STEM

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (June 27, 2012) — Dr. Wanda Austin, president and CEO of The Aerospace Corporation, has been named one of 100 Women Leaders in STEM (Science, Technology, Education and Math) by STEMconnector™, whose goal is to attract more women to STEM careers. 100 Women Leaders in STEM showcases the careers and initiatives of […]  More »

Students Show Spirit in Herndon Competition

Middle and high school students demonstrated their well-rehearsed science experiments to Aerospace and Space and Missile Systems Center employees June 7 in the A5-A8 courtyard at the 35th Annual Robert H. Herndon Memorial Science Competition in El Segundo. A Herndon competition was also conducted earlier in Chantilly on April 19. A Renewable Energy Source for […]  More »

Dr. Wanda Austin Interviewed for the Change the Equation/Roadtrip Nation STEM Project

They don’t know how cool math and science can be. But Aerospace engineers and scientists will soon have a chance to tell students around the country about the exciting things they do in their jobs. It’s part of a national initiative that Aerospace joined in fall 2010. Change the Equation (CTEq), started in September 2010, […]  More »