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American Astronautical Society

We Advance Space

The American Astronautical Society leads and advances the discussion around space.

Since 1954, AAS has been the premier network of current and future space professionals dedicated to advancing all space activities. The Society has long been recognized for the excellence of our national symposia, technical conferences, and publications and for our impact on shaping the U.S. space program. AAS members have opportunities to meet and connect with leaders in the space industry to exchange information and ideas, discuss career aspirations, and expand their knowledge and expertise.

The American Astronautical Society: Connections. Insight. Credibility. Leadership.

Latest News

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November 22, 2021

2020 Eugene M. Emme Award Winners

The American Astronautical Society is proud to announce this year’s winners of the Eugene M. Emme Astronautical Literature Awards.  These awards, named from NASA’s first Historian, recognize outstanding literature that works to advance the public’s understanding of astronautics. They…
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September 16, 2021

AAS Congratulates WIA Award Winners

AAS is pleased to congratulate Dorothy Rasco and Janet Kavandi on their recent 2021 Women in Aerospace (WIA) Award. WIA is an organization dedicated to expanding women’s leadership opportunities in the aerospace community. The annual WIA Awards celebrate women’s professional exceptional impacts in aerospace.   Dorothy Rasco won…

Latest News

Uncategorized
November 22, 2021

2020 Eugene M. Emme Award Winners

The American Astronautical Society is proud to announce this year’s winners of the Eugene M. Emme Astronautical Literature Awards.  These awards, named from NASA’s first Historian, recognize outstanding literature that works to advance the public’s understanding of astronautics. They…
Uncategorized
September 16, 2021

AAS Congratulates WIA Award Winners

AAS is pleased to congratulate Dorothy Rasco and Janet Kavandi on their recent 2021 Women in Aerospace (WIA) Award. WIA is an organization dedicated to expanding women’s leadership opportunities in the aerospace community. The annual WIA Awards celebrate women’s professional exceptional impacts in aerospace.   Dorothy Rasco won…

Conferences

Join us at one of our upcoming events

John Glenn Memorial Symposium

John Glenn Memorial Symposium

Von Braun Symposium

Von Braun Symposium

Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium

Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium

John Glenn Memorial Symposium
July 18-20, 2022

Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium
October 24-26, 2022

Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium
March 16-18, 2022

Upcoming Events

Selected events from the space calendar

Von Braun Symposium
October 12-14, 2021
Huntsville, Alabama

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