Special Events

The American Astronautical Society is dedicated to promoting “all things space.”  To help achieve that goal and share new and interesting things happening in the space industry, we occasionally host special, one-time events covering a variety of topics from how meteorologists utilize space assets to better predict weather to searching deep space for new planets with space telescopes.

Space-based Environmental Intelligence
December 1, 2016    5:30-9:00 pm
United States Navy Memorial
Washington, DC

Hosted by the American Astronautical Society in conjunction with the American Meteorological Society (AMS).  The event brings key stakeholders together to celebrate significant advancements at NOAA, NASA and other agencies along with the private sector and academia, and looks forward to advancing capabilities and providing societal benefits into the future.  The program highlights accomplishments in Space-based Environmental Intelligence through compelling video spanning the value chain from environmental sensors to emergency responders saving lives and protecting property.  Special guest speaker Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK), House Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee, will provide remarks prior to the networking reception.

Sponsors are The Aerospace Corporation, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Harris Corporation, IGES, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, SeOS and SGT.  Please join us for a wonderful evening of food, drink and enlightenment.  RSVP is required.

5:30 —  Doors open – Gathering with Wine and Cheese

6:30 —  Program in Burke Theater

7:45 —  Full Reception