November 17, 2011
NASA Named One of Best Places to Work in Government
NASA remains one of the best places to work in the federal government. In a survey released today by the Partnership for Public Service, a nonprofit, non-partisan organization, the agency retains its ranking of number five.
"Those of us at NASA know it's a great place to work." said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden. "We are the world leader in space exploration and cutting-edge science missions, and contribute to the economic vitality of our great nation. We reach for new heights and challenge our employees to carry out missions to benefit humankind. What job could be better than that?"
NASA this week opened up recruitment for the 2013 class of astronauts, who will fly to the International Space Station and visit farther destinations such as Mars. As the agency enters a new era of exploration and develops new capabilities to explore the solar system and beyond, workers with a wide range of skills and interests will be critical.
For more about NASA, visit: http://www.nasa.gov