Partnerships & Collaborations

We live in a time when few organizations can exist on their own. A strategic partnership is one in which two or more organizations come together for a common goal where clear roles and responsibilities are defined. NCIL and its education predecessor at SSI have formed a number of successful partnerships and collaborations over the past fifteen years. They include the following organizations:

American Geophysical Union

American Library Association

Association of Science-Technology Centers

Astronomical Society of the Pacific

Ball Aerospace & Technologies


Catawba Science Center

Chabot Space and Science Center

ciiencia cierta/science fridays

Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

EdLab Group/National Girls Collaborative Project

El Pregonero Newspaper

Engineers Without Borders


Institute for Learning Innovation

Jeff Kennedy Associates

Lawrence Hall of Science


Louisville Public Library

Lunar & Planetary Institute

Maloka Science Center

NASA Astrobiology Institute

NASA/Dawn Mission

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA/Juno Mission

NASA/Kepler Mission

NASA/Spitzer Mission


National Academy of Engineering

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

Randi Korn & Associates

Self Reliance Foundation

SETI Institute


Space Telescope Science Institute


University of Arizona

University of California, Berkeley (Space Sciences Laboratory)

University of Colorado (CIRES, LASP, Natural History Museum)