American Astronautical Society

Advancing All Space

Advancing All Space

Founded in 1954, the American Astronautical Society has long been recognized for the excellence of its national meetings, technical meetings, symposia and publications and for their impact on shaping the U.S. space program.  Members have opportunities to meet with leaders in their field and in related disciplines, exchange information and ideas, discuss career aspirations and expand their knowledge and expertise.

Latest News

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September 14, 2017

Emme and Ordway Award Winners Announced

Winners of the American Astronautical Society Emme Award and Ordway Award have been announced. Julian Guthrie is the recipient of the 2016 Eugene E. Emme Award for Astronautical Literature for…
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September 14, 2017

Fellows Nominations Now Being Accepted

AAS is now accepting nominations for our Fellows Awards. Fellows are members of the Society who have made significant scientific, engineering, academic and/or management contributions to astronautics and space. In addition,…
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September 13, 2017

Awards Nominations Now Being Accepted

Nominations are now being accepted for all American Astronautical Society awards. AAS awards will be bestowed for meritorious accomplishments by individuals or teams in the space community. Deadline for submissions…
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Conferences

Join us at one of our upcoming events

Von Braun Symposium

Von Braun Symposium

Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium

Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium

ISS R&D Conference

ISS R&D Conference

Innovation Beyond Boundaries

Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium
24-26 October 2017

Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium
7-9 March 2017

ISS R&D Conference
17-20 July 2017

Upcoming Events

Selected events from the space calendar

International Astronautical Congress (IAC)
September 25-29, 2017
Adelaide Convention Centre
Adelaide, Australia

Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium
October 24-26, 2017
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, Alabama

1st IAA Conference on Space Situational Awareness
November 13-15, 2017
Orlando, Florida

International Academy of Astronautics 4th IAA Conference on University Satellite Missions and CubeSat Workshop
December 4-7, 2017
Palazzo Rospigliosi
Rome, Italy
– Abstract deadline is October 1

AIAA/AAS Space Flight Mechanics Meeting
January 8-12, 2018
Kissimmee, Florida
www.aiaa.org

AAS Guidance and Control Conference
February 2-7, 2018
Breckenridge, Colorado
www.aas-rocky-mountain-section.org
– Abstract deadline is September 8

Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium
March 13-15, 2018
Greenbelt, Maryland
www.astronautical.org

34th Space Symposium
April 16-19, 2018
The Broadmoor Hotel
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Student CanSat Competition
June 8-10, 2018
Tarleton State University
Stephenville, Texas

AAS Hangouts

Join us on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 3:00pm EDT

Latest Publications

Space Times and The Journal of Astronautical Sciences

Awards

Announcements related to all annual awards and scholarship

The American Astronautical Society is the premier network of current and future space professionals dedicated to advancing all space activities.

Our Partners

We work with other companies, governments, nonprofits and organizations to advance space exploration