Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 110,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is the Air Force’s only organization wholly dedicated to leading the discovery, development, and integration of warfighting technologies for our air, space, and cyberspace forces. The STEM Outreach Office is charged with coordinating Air Force efforts to attract additional students to enter STEM fields.
Analytical Graphics, inc. (AGI) provides commercial software for designing, developing and operating missions within the space and national defense communities. AGI’s Systems Tool Kit (STK) is a 2D and 3D modeling environment used by engineers, mission analysts, operators and decision-makers to model complex systems (such as aircraft, satellites, ground vehicles and their sensors).
The Manned Space Flight Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational foundation offering extensive science education programs and a space museum. The cornerstone of its education mission is Space Center Houston, a leading science and space exploration learning center. It is one of Houston’s top attractions, the area’s No. 1 attraction for international visitors, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center and a Smithsonian Affiliate.
Coyote Enterprises, Inc. (CEI) is a dedicated group of 300+ authors and editors creating books and interactive materials focused on providing space professionals, students and professors with the most up-to-date, integrated set of space technology references possible.
Are you interested in affiliating your company with the nation’s fastest-growing space system design event? We hope so, because there is real value in having your name associated with a program that is connecting thousands of high school, middle school, and elementary school students with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines! What started in 2015 as a pilot space system design competition for a handful of students in Colorado has become a multi-faceted, nationwide program that’s exciting students about space and STEM education and careers. Our sponsors are what allow this type of growth to happen. Please take a look at our Sponsor Factsheet for more information.
The benefits of being a StellarXplorers sponsor are significant. Depending on the level of sponsorship you choose, you will have access to thousands of bright Competitors, Team Directors, and Mentors to communicate why your firm is important and what value it delivers. Your brand will be visible on many StellarXplorers program materials and at StellarXplorers events, and at some levels of support we offer direct mentoring opportunities.
StellarXplorers Competitors are tech-savvy and are in many cases looking for a future in the STEM and space industries. Their exposure to what you offer may be the answer you are looking for in building your workforce. Do you have an internship program or open entry-level IT positions? There’s no better pool of candidates than the thousands of students who learn and demonstrate the space system design, problem-solving, teamwork, and leadership skills provided by the StellarXplorers program.
But perhaps the most important reason to be a StellarXplorers sponsor is that it puts you and your company in an elite cadre of firms who are doing the right thing to help promote and improve STEM education throughout America.
This level of recognition is focused on small businesses or philanthropists who are unable to reach the existing StellarSilver sponsorship status but wish to support the program at the $5,000 level or above.
Becoming a supporter of StellarXplorers is easy! Individuals looking to donate to the program can do so directly through AFA’s website
Be sure to select StellarXplorers as the program you wish to support!
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