The NASA Office of Space Science (OSS) recognizes the significant
capacity for NASA missions and discoveries to inspire and
enlighten the K-12 and general public communities in the
subjects of science, mathematics, and technology. Elevation
of scientific and technological literacy is a primary national
goal, with discoveries about Aurora, the Sun, the solar system,
the galaxy, and the universe serving as an extraordinary
platform for education and public outreach.
The OSS has made
an important long-term commitment to integrating education
and public outreach into OSS flight missions and
research programs and is now required to include a substantive
segment (1-2% of the overall budget) on Education and Public
If you are preparing a “NASA Investigations
SEGway can provide collaboration as co-investigators in your
E/PO by designing and implementing effective programs, providing
high visibility events, bringing current research to classrooms,
museums, and the general public, and leveraging resources
through an extensive network of educational institutions
across the country.
Below are some key resources that explain
the goals, objectives, and evaluation criteria for NASA E/PO
View E/PO plans for two NASA missions, RHESSI and THEMIS:
- RHESSI E/PO Plan
This tour highlights the goals, national
partnerships, programs, accomplishments, and upcoming
events related to the RHESSI Education and Public Outreach program
led by SEGway.
- THEMIS E/PO
View the THEMIS E/PO plan.
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