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October 3, 2019

2019 Fellow Nominations Deadline Extended – November 15

Fellows shall be members of the Society who have made significant scientific, engineering, academic and/or management contributions to astronautics and space.
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Rocket launches at the CanSat Competition Credit / Patrick Rouin, AAS
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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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Charlie Bolden, former astronaut and NASA Administrator addresses attendees during his luncheon keynote at the inaugural John Glenn Memorial Symposium on July 12, 2019, in Cleveland, Ohio Credit / Patrick Rouin, AAS
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September 25, 2019

The Inaugural Glenn Symposium – Charts and Videos Now Available

All slide decks and videos of each session from the 2019 AAS John Glenn Memorial Symposium are now available.
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Young professionals speaking to former NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden during the conference’s young professional speed-mentoring session hosted by the AAS. CREDIT/MARV SMITH, NASA GRC
EventsSpace Times
September 20, 2019

Students Embrace Opportunity to Interact with Industry Professionals

Directly off the shores of Lake Erie, a crowd ranging from former NASA astronauts to current high school students gathered to commemorate the late John Glenn and discuss the future…
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September 17, 2019

“Future in Space” Hangouts are Back

The American Astronautical Society (AAS) is excited to announce that "Future in Space" Hangouts with Tony Darnell have returned. The series of internet "Future in Space" Hangouts is held on…
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August 28, 2019

AAS Announces Dr. Maruthi Akella as new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Astronautical Sciences

The American Astronautical Society is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Maruthi Akella as new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Astronautical Sciences Several months ago, Dr. Kathleen Howell…
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April 29, 2019

AAS Announces John Glenn Memorial Symposium

The American Astronautical Society (AAS) is pleased to announce the inaugural John H. Glenn Jr. Memorial Symposium will take place July 10-12, 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio. The theme for the…
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April 23, 2019

2019 Future Space Leaders Foundation Grant – Applications Due: May 15

Future Space Leaders Foundation Grant The FSLF grant program is a yearlong career development opportunity. Grant award winners attend and present papers at the annual International Astronautical Congress and are…
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March 18, 2019

Winners of 2018 American Astronautical Society Awards Announced

Winners are being recognized for significant achievements across the full spectrum of space science and exploration. The American Astronautical Society (AAS) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2018…
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January 22, 2019

2019 Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium – Registration Open!

Registration for the 57th Annual AAS Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium is now open. The theme this year is “The Next Giant Leap: Earth, Moon, Mars, and Beyond” March 19 - 21,…
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October 23, 2018

Neil M. Maher’s Apollo in the Age of Aquarius Announced as Recipient of American Astronautical Society Emme Award

The American Astronautical Society is pleased to announce Apollo in the Age of Aquarius, by Neil M. Maher, is the winner of the 2017 Eugene M. Emme Award. The annual Eugene…
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October 18, 2018

American Astronautical Society Announces 2018 Ordway Award Winners

Three recipients are being recognized for exceptional efforts in informing and educating about space history. The American Astronautical Society (AAS) is pleased to announce Dennis R. Jenkins, Ron Miller, and…
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