SEDS at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is the founding chapter of SEDS. Although SEDS@MIT's mission falls in line with SEDS National's mission of educating people about the benefits of space, supporting a network of interested students, and providing an opportunity for member to develop leadership skills, SEDS@MIT has further, specific goals, namely:
- A place for students interested in space to develop sklls, connections, and opportunities for their lives after MIT.
- To increase people in space industry jobs and space related startups.
- A single point of contact for space companies to talk to MIT students.
- An umbrella organization for all students interested in aerospace.