Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

About Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

The FAA was created to usher in the Jet Age of commercial air transportation. Over the next five decades and up to the present day, the FAA has served to oversee and promote advancements in aviation that continue to push the limits of science and technology.

Today we're on the leading edge of a new frontier in commercial space transportation, building the next generation (NextGen) of satellite-based navigation systems, and fostering the safe integration of unmanned aerial systems into our airspace. We can only dream of what the next 50 years of American ingenuity will look like, but the employees of the FAA will be working to ensure that the United States continues to lead the world in aerospace safety and innovation.

The FAA is an operating administration within the Department of Transportation (DOT) and a proud partner in the DOT mission to serve the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future. Specifically, the FAA mission is to provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.


MSI Intern

June 2023 - August 2023 Fort Collins, CO
“I enjoyed getting to know the safety inspectors within the Office of Commercial Space Transportation, and I was able to learn a lot through trainings and involvement with the team.”


June 2023 Chantilly, VA
“I like the experiences in helping to defend and protect the safety of the skies and working with other technicians to understand and troubleshoot such systems used for safety.”
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