Student Eligibility

Demonstrated interest in the Space Program

Demonstrated Leadership Qualities

Enrolled as a junior, senior, or graduate student (as of June 1 of the program year)

Maintain an overall B plus average (minimum)

Majoring in science (physics, chemistry, biology, etc.), math, engineering, computer science, or other areas of interest to the space program

Be a US citizen or permanent resident (as of June 1, 2009)

Contact Information

NASA Academy information is obtained through these sources:
Telephone & email
Tel: (650) 604-2104
US mail
Dr. Brad Bailey
NASA Ames Research Center
T20G -2
Moffett Field, CA 94035-1000

Applications for the Academy programs are available now online at