The National Space Grant Alliance Inc. (NSGA) is a nonprofit, incorporated 501(c)(4) organization whose objects and purposes are to promote the social welfare by engaging in such activities, as are permitted hereunder and under all applicable laws, to expand and enhance the capacity of the United States of America to carry out education, research, and public outreach activities in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology (SMET) and additional fields, related to space, aeronautics and Earth system science. In pursuit of these purposes, the Alliance will endeavor to: