Joining one of these Associations makes you instantly eligible to join NASA Federal Credit Union.
Below is a list of Associations whose members are eligible to join the Credit Union by virtue of their Association membership. Once you join an approved association, you may complete a membership application to join the Credit Union.
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
AAAS is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association. In addition to organizing membership activities, AAAS publishes the journal Science, as well as many scientific newsletters, books and reports, and spearheads programs that raise the bar of understanding for science worldwide. AAAS seeks to advance science, engineering,
and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people.
American Astronautical Society
The AAS is the premier independent scientific and technical group in the United States exclusively dedicated to the advancement of space science and exploration. You can join for as low as $35.
American Astronomical Society
The American Astronomical Society, established in 1899, is the major organization of professional astronomers in North America. The basic objective of the AAS is to promote the advancement of astronomy and closely related branches of science. The fee
to join is as low as $48.
American Geophysical Union
The American Geophysical Union (AGU), which was established in 1919, is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to the furtherance of the geophysical sciences through the individual efforts of its members and in cooperation with other national and international
American Institute of Architects – Washington Chapter (AIADC)
The Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA|DC), founded in 1887, is a not-for-profit professional association of architects, allied professionals, and architectural enthusiasts. The Chapter was intimately involved in the design
and planning of Washington, DC and it continues to play an active role in the city’s development today. AIA|DC advances the value of architecture for our members, our profession, and our community. As such, we deliver high-quality programming
including continuing education, construction tours, design lectures, awards programs, community design services, and award-winning publications. The fee to join is as low as $50.
American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
The American Society for Microbiology, ASM, is the world's largest scientific society of individuals interested in the microbiological sciences. The mission of the American Society for Microbiology is to advance the microbiological sciences as a vehicle
for understanding life processes and to apply and communicate this knowledge for the improvement of health and environmental and economic well-being worldwide. To achieve these goals, ASM will: Support programs of education, training and public information;
Publish journals and books; convene meetings, workshops and colloquia; Promote the contributions and promise of the microbiological sciences; Recognize achievement and distinction among its practitioners; Set standards of ethical and professional
Consumer Electronics Association (CTA)
CTA’s mission is to grow the consumer electronics industry. The Consumer Technology Association unites more than 2,200 companies within the consumer technology industry. Members tap into valuable and innovative members-only resources: unparalleled market
research, networking opportunities with business advocates and leaders, up-to-date educational programs and technical training, exposure in extensive promotional programs, and representation from the voice of the industry, CTA, promoting and advancing
member needs and interests.
HR Alliance - DC's Premier HR Association
Founded as the Washington Technical Personnel Forum (WTPF) in 1960, HR Alliance pledges to provide their members with the knowledge, tools and professional networks needed to advance their careers. HRADC is the only local area HR professional association that addresses the unique needs of the mid-career HR practitioner working in the professional services industry. With more than 500 individuals coming from Washington's top government contracting, technology, engineering and financial services organizations actively involved in the organization, HRADC delivers high impact, quality services to its members at a reasonable cost.
The Mars Society
The Mars Society is the world’s largest non-profit space advocacy group dedicated to the human exploration and settlement of the planet Mars. Established in 1998 by Dr. Robert Zubrin and others, the organization works to educate the public, the
media and government on the benefits of exploring the Red Planet. Society activities include public outreach and educational programming, the annual University Rover Challenge, privately-funded research, seasonal Mars habitat simulations in the Utah
desert and the Canadian arctic, chapter meetings in the U.S. and around the world and the annual International Mars Society Convention.
Mathematical Association of America
The MAA is a non-profit, independent, membership organization and is the largest professional society that focuses on mathematics accessible at the undergraduate level. It has been providing mathematicians with the best expository articles, engaging problems,
and articles devoted to teaching collegiate mathematics.
The Moon Society seeks to inspire and involve people all over the world in the continued study and exploration of the Moon with the goal of accelerating the day when there will be civilian settlements on the Moon – making use of local resources
through private enterprise both to support the pioneers themselves and to help alleviate Earth's stubborn energy and environmental problems. The fee to join is as low as $20.
National Space Society
The National Space Society (NSS) is an independent, educational, grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to the creation of a spacefaring civilization. NSS is widely acknowledged as the top citizen's voice on space. A NSS affiliated membership is complimentary for one year when you choose this option while completing your NASA Federal membership application.
The Montgomery County Road Runners Club
The MCRRC is one of the largest, most active running clubs in the nation. It offers programs and opportunities for all types of runners, from newcomers to experienced. The fee to join is $35.
Women in Aerospace (WIA)
WIA is dedicated to expanding women's opportunities for leadership and increasing their visibility in the aerospace community. Our membership women and men shares an interest in a broad spectrum of aerospace issues, including human space flight,
aviation, remote sensing, satellite communications, robotic space exploration, and the policy issues surrounding these fields. Our member programming is directed toward issues of importance to the aerospace industry as a whole, and focuses on specific
topics of interest to our members.