Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium

October 24-26, 2017

Huntsville, Alabama


Registration is now closed as we are at maximum capacity.


The now sold-out Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium can be viewed via live webcast. All sessions except the luncheons will be streamed online.

View the webcast at 


Webcast Schedule:

Wednesday, October 25 – 8:00 AM to 12:15 PM; 2:00 PM to 5:45 PM

Thursday, October 26 – 8:00 AM to 12:15 PM

*Note: All times are U.S. Central Standard Time.


You can also follow along on social media:

On Twitter, follow ususe the hashtag #vonBraun, and copy @astrosociety in your posts.
On Facebook, visit the AAS page and comment in the most recent post.



2017 Program


Hotel and Parking Information

The Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium is an annual event that features panel discussions and guest speakers reflecting government, industry, academia, business and international perspectives on space exploration.

Thank you to our sponsors!

In conjunction with

NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Past Symposia