NASA Ames Research Center
Founded in 1939, NASA Ames has evolved into one of the nation's premiere research labs in support of NASA missions and the nation's vision for Space Exploration. Located in California's Silicon Valley, NASA Ames has created partnerships with leading universities and high-technology industry leaders, bringing the scientific and corporate communities together in efforts to advance human knowledge and explore the unknown.
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university located in San Luis Obispo California. The emphasis of the University is a "learn by doing" educational experience for its more than 18,000+ students.
Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS)
The Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS), formerly the Virginia Space Flight Center, is an FAA licensed, full service spaceport located at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility on the mid-Atlantic coast. MARS is a joint initiative of Virginia and Maryland operated by the Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority.
National Center for Space Biological Technologies
The NCSBT was formed in 2004 under a cooperative agreement between NASA and Stanford University. Its technical mission is to conduct and promote basic and applied R&D of a range of biological technologies that are important to NASA's current and future activities, with spin-off opportunities for commercial medical and biological analytical and monitoring systems
Orbital Sciences Corporation was founded in 1982 with the goal of making space technology more affordable, accessible and useful to millions of people on Earth.
San Jose State University
Located at the core of Silicon Valley, SJSU is an exceptional place for hands-on learning, professional development and personal growth.
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offers its 8,397 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s and law degrees.
SMC Detachment 12
The mission of Detachment 12, Space and Missile Systems Center, is to serve as the primary provider of launch capability, spaceflight, and on-orbit operations demonstrating transformation technologies for the American warfighter.
SRI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute conducting client-sponsored research and development for government agencies, commercial businesses, foundations, and other organizations.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions.
NASA Wallops Flight Facility
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's Wallops Flight Facility, located on Virginia`s Eastern Shore, was established in 1945 by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, as a center for aeronautic research.