Welcome to NESSP and NASA Student Challenges

Student Challenge icon -- A white square with a black border, showing the words "Student Challenge" above an astronaut holding a clock next to icons representing a telescope, a drone, a rover, a testing meter, a beaker and flask, and a notebook. NESSP’s student challenges program brings our STEM education expertise to educators and students across the United States. Challenges center around a specific scientific topic or NASA mission and create opportunities for educators to participate in NESSP-provided professional development and for students to work together in teams to tackle STEM topics. LEARN MORE!

Upcoming events


Coming soon….

Our next ROADS challenge launches this autumn! Stay tuned to our communications array for announcements.