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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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October 16, 2018

AAS VP of Publications David Spencer Receives IAF Malina Astronautics Medal

David B. Spencer, American Astronautical Society (AAS) Vice President of Publications, and professor of aerospace engineering at Penn State, was recently awarded the 2018 International Astronautical Federation (IAF) Frank J.…
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October 10, 2018

American Astronautical Society Establishes New Committee Serving Space Communicators

SPRINGFIELD, Va. – Oct. 10, 2018 – The American Astronautical Society today announced the formation of the AAS Space Communications Committee, a new group that will seek to advance all…
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October 2, 2018

Awards Nominations Now Being Accepted

Nominations are now being accepted for all American Astronautical Society awards. AAS awards will be bestowed for meritorious accomplishments by individuals or teams in the space community. Deadline for submissions…
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July 20, 2018

CanSat 2018: International Competition, Universal Excitement

AAS recently hosted our 14th annual rocket payload design-build-launch competition for college and university students from around the world. It’s called CanSat, and this year’s competition was one of the…
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June 22, 2018

Ordway Spaceflight History Award Nominations Due July 1

Nominations are now being accepted for the American Astronautical Society’s Ordway Award for Sustained Excellence in Spaceflight History. The Ordway Award is named in memory of Frederick I. Ordway III (1927-2014),…
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May 16, 2018

AAS Participates in Launch Event of Planetary Science Caucus

The American Astronautical Society was pleased to participate in the “launch” event of the Planetary Science Caucus held Wednesday, May 9, in Washington DC. The gathering took place in the…
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May 2, 2018

2018 Future Space Leaders Grant Program – Call for Applications

The Future Space Leaders Foundation (FSLF) is pleased to announce the 2018 Future Space Leaders Grant Program. Intended for U.S. graduate students and young professionals who are pursuing space- and…
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April 20, 2018

American Astronautical Society Congratulates Representative Jim Bridenstine on His Confirmation as NASA Administrator

The American Astronautical Society (AAS) congratulates Representative Jim Bridenstine (R-OK-1) on the Senate confirmation to be NASA Administrator. “AAS looks forward to working with Administrator Bridenstine on advancing science, research,…
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