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The Foundation for International Space Education, FISE, is a 501(c)(3) private foundation with the mission to provide space-based academic instruction to international pre-collegiate students, while offering an introduction and orientation to the aerospace industry.

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Mission Statement

To promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies and international collaborations by providing space-based, academic instruction in a collaborative environment to international, pre-collegiate students while offering an introduction to the aerospace industry.

Foundation for International Space Education

The Foundation for International Space Education, FISE, is a 501(c)(3) private foundation with the mission to provide space-based academic instruction to international pre-collegiate students, while offering an introduction and orientation to the aerospace industry. To achieve this mission, The Foundation has set the following goals:

  • Provide the opportunity and the venue whereby international students come together to participate in a space-based academic initiative
  • Facilitate student development of a Manned Mission to Mars Project
  • Provide subject matter instruction by space industry experts, appropriate team management by Team Mentors, and adequate research and development opportunities for completion of Manned Mission to Mars Project
  • Develop student awareness of the many workforce opportunities available in the aerospace, life sciences and peripheral industries, and the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education background required.
  • Introduce awareness of international cultural diversity as an element in team building in preparation for international collaboration on space exploration initiatives
  • Provide an introduction to American culture through appropriate social, cultural and recreational opportunities