- Press Release
- Oct 3, 2022
This Week at NASA: State of the Union and More
During his State of the Union address Jan. 20, President Obama emphasized the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math or STEM, to maintaining a strong and competitive American economy.
On hand as an invited guest, was NASA astronaut Scott Kelly who is preparing to take part in the first ever one-year mission aboard the International Space Station – to investigate how the human body responds to longer durations in space. The President acknowledged how this and other NASA research and technology efforts is preparing us for deep space travel, while also returning benefits to humanity. Also, 2015 Spinoff publication, Virtual walk on Mars, Dawn images of Ceres and more.