Announcements
December 2, 2014

2015 Young Space Leaders Recognition Program

The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is pleased to announce the opening of the call for nominations for the 2015 Young Space Leaders (YSL) Recognition Programme. YSL awards are made to students or young…
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November 1, 2014

Statement on the loss of Spaceship Two

The American Astronautical Society and its members are profoundly saddened by the loss of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip Two and one of its pilots. Our thoughts and prayers go out to…
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October 31, 2014

Statement on the support of the Antares launch

The American Astronautical Society extends its support to Orbital Sciences Corporation, NASA, and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in the wake of the Antares launch mishap on Tuesday night.  The event…
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Announcements
May 22, 2014

Future Space Leaders Grants Announced

The Future Space Leaders Foundation announced on May 19 the five winners of its annual Future Space Leaders Grant Program. The Foundation will provide grants to five graduate students and young professionals…
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Announcements
November 4, 2013

AAS’ 60th Anniversary Celebration is July 16

AAS will celebrate sixty years of service to the space community with an exciting evening event at the National Academy of Sciences Building in Washington, DC.
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Announcements
June 12, 2013

Kapi’olani Wins CanSat Competition

The AAS congratulates Kapi'olani Community College (Honolulu, Hawaii) for placing first in the 8th Student CanSat Competition held in Abilene and Burkett, Texas, June 7-10.  The second place award went to…
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Announcements
January 11, 2013

Welcome New Corporate Members!

The AAS welcomes Dittmar Associates ("Creating the Future"), Dynetics ("The Power of Solutions"), Leverage Dynamics ("Employee Driven Solutions") and SGT, Inc. (Achieving Results - Exceeding Expectations") as new corporate members.
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December 14, 2012

ISS Conference Call for Papers

The 2nd Annual International Space Station Reseach and Development Conference has issued a revised Call for Papers.  Deadline for submitting abstracts was February 18.
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Announcements
September 9, 2012

Neil Armstrong 1930 – 2012

AAS salutes the life and accomplishments of Neil Armstrong, a true American hero.  In the words of NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden: "Neil will always be remembered for taking humankind’s first…
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Announcements
June 11, 2012

2012 CanSat Competition Winners

The 8th Annual Student CanSat Competition took place in Abilene and Burkett, Texas, June 8-10.  Twenty-six teams from the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Colombia, India, Turkey and United Arab Emirates successfully…
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