It officially launched on March 14, 2012, with a Day of Engineering at the "Georgia Institute of Technology, and made available to a nationwide audience through a webcast on "Facebook Live. The webcast opened with a message from President "Barack Obama.
Major General "Charles F. Bolden, Jr., "Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, noted the occasion, saying that his message to students is simple: “Stay With It! Stay with your studies. Stay with your research. Stay with your dreams as you prepare to take your rightful place as the next great generation of American engineers, innovators and leaders."