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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

October 8, 2019

AAS Awards Nominations Now Being Accepted

Give credit where credit is due. Recognize the stars of the space community. Nominations are now being accepted for multiple American Astronautical Society awards. AAS awards will be bestowed for…
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October 3, 2019

2019 Fellow Nominations Deadline Extended – November 15

Fellow Nominations Deadline Extended: November 15 Please send nominations and supporting letters to fellows@astronautical.org with subject line “AAS 2019 Fellow Nomination – last name”. “Fellows shall be members of the Society…
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September 30, 2019

2020 CanSat Competition – Now Accepting Applications

16th Annual CanSat Competition June 11-14, 2020 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, Virginia USA CanSat is an annual student design-build-launch competition for space-related topics organized by the American Astronautical Society (AAS) and the…
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Join us at one of our upcoming events

John Glenn Memorial Symposium

John Glenn Memorial Symposium

Von Braun Symposium

Von Braun Symposium

ISS R&D Conference

ISS R&D Conference

John Glenn Memorial Symposium
July 10 – 12, 2019

Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium
September 10 – 12, 2019

ISS R&D Conference
July 29 – August 1, 2019

Upcoming Events

Selected events from the space calendar

AAS Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference
January 30 – February 5, 2020
Breckenridge, Colorado

Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium
March 17-19, 2020
Silver Spring, Maryland

Student CanSat Competition
June 11-14, 2020
Blacksburg, Virginia

John Glenn Memorial Symposium
July 14-16, 2020
Cleveland, Ohio

Latest Publications

Space Times and The Journal of Astronautical Sciences


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