The StellarXplorers program is designed to inspire and attract high school students to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and careers through hands-on learning about technology, emphasizing teamwork and leadership, and exercising critical-thinking skills.
StellarXplorers is sponsored by the US Air Force STEM Program, DoD STEM Program, United Launch Alliance, Orbital ATK, Kratos Defense, and SpaceX, as well as additional educational support of AGI, CEI, and the Space Foundation.
To learn more, please visit the StellarXplorers website and watch the program video at www.stellarxplorers.org. Follow StellarXplorers on Facebook.
The Air Force Association is a non-profit, independent, professional military and aerospace education association. Our mission is to promote a dominant United States Air Force and a strong national defense, and to honor Airmen and our Air Force Heritage.
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