NASA Strategic Goals Science Research Office Goals

• Expand scientific understanding of the Earth and the universe in which we live


• Create the new and innovative space technologies for our exploration, science, and economic future


• Enable program and institutional capabilities to conduct NASA’s aeronautics and space activities

• To sustain, nurture and build new areas of excellence in Space and Earth science and relevant technologies that support and advance NASA objectives


• To provide a consistent, coordinated, and professional science interface between MSFC and NASA headquarters, the science community, and other agencies and organizations


• To coordinate activities and strategies with partners in order to take advantage of and leverage opportunities we choose to pursue


• To develop a coherent long-term strategy that results in competitive wins of investigations and missions