Accepting Volunteer Applications Year-Round!
Don was a Mission Specialist as part of NASA's 13th astronaut group. During his 20-year career with NASA, he was part of four flights to space, spending a total of 44 days!
As a veteran astronaut, Don spends his time inspiring the next generation of space enthusiasts and innovators, visiting about 75 schools every year! We're so luck to have the pleasure of hosting a webinar session with him!
Don has also published a book, Orbit of Discovery, about his STS-70 mission aboard the Discovery space shuttle.
Join our mailing list to be provided a platform where you have access to seminars, workshops, resources, and more- for free!
We hold webinars with professionals in order to provide you with a platform to ask career-oriented questions and advice!
Attendance is free of cost!
Ron Rosano, Virgin Galactic Astronaut, who was a guest on a webinar session!
SpaceTourist is a society of astronomy and STEM passionate individuals dedicated to making an impact! We are looking for motivated individuals willing to participate in our cause through our blog posts, podcast, educational outreach, and research!
You do NOT have to be a genius to join; anyone passionate is welcome :)
Be matched with an experienced mentor that can guide you and your group through a research project!
Gain crucial analytical and scientific reasoning skills!
Fall applications closed! Spring applications will open during winter (TBD)
We're launching initiatives such as:
and more on the way!
Courtney Black: International Space Station National Laboratory, Women in STEM Panelist
Need astronomy/science related resources for your students to use? Want to plan activities for your team/group? We'll support you!
Yes! If you're a space-faring, passionate individual ready to make a change, SpaceTourist is made for you! Head on over to "Join Us" and fill out our application, which we review on a rolling basis! You'll be notified of your status within seven business days!
It depends on what team you want to join! For better insight, head on over to "Join Us" where we have a list of teams that you can choose from! You can always change teams, or choose more than one! As for time commitment, we understand your busy lives, but we expect a couple hours of dedication per week!
You're just one click away! Head on over to "Student Research", and scroll down till you see the application!
You MUST be enrolled in a verified educational institution and be a student there: 6th grade and above!
This is something decided on by you and your assigned mentor, but essentially you will be guided through a research question that you come up with in line with citizen science and public source data!
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