National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is a civilian oriented space exploration and aeronautics research organization sponsored by the U.S. federal government. Programs within NASA include the Space Shuttle Project which builds and maintains a fleet of space shuttles capable of space flight, the International Space Station which is also a joint venture with several other nations, and several space exploration initiatives with goals of visiting distant planets and even galaxies. With over 17,300 employees see what people are saying about working for NASA.