The Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS) program is an interactive on-line science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning experience, highlighted by a seven-day residential summer academy at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.


Students selected to participate in the program are immersed in NASA-related research through interaction with scientists, engineers and technologists. The program is a partnership between the Virginia Space Grant ConsortiumNASA Langley Research Center, The Commonwealth of Virginia and Industry.

Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars

Application link can be found here. 

Fall 2023 Deadlines

Deadline for application submission: October 24


Deadline for supporting materials: October 26


Online course module opens: November 27

Quick links

Summer Academy videos:

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Program flyer: Click here.