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ASCEND again and again. Online Only Access registration gives you unlimited access to the entire catalog of presentations, conversations, and inspirations captured during this year’s event, on demand now through 17 December.

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Online Only Access

Online Only Access is available on demand through 17 December. Registration for this feature closes at 2400 ET USA 30 November 2021.

IMPORTANT: Previously registered Las Vegas, Washington, DC, or Online Only attendees may proceed to the Online Platform at no additional cost. On demand access is included as a feature of your original registration.

AIAA Non-Member
Standard Rate

$650

AIAA Member: Professional
Standard Rate

$500

AIAA Member: Young Professional/Educator
Standard Rate

$400

AIAA Member: Full-time Student/Retiree^
Standard Rate

$150

Public Access

Looking for just a taste of space? Public Access registration serves up a free but limited six-session selection of 2021 ASCEND content for first-time attendees.

IMPORTANT: Select “Public Access” during registration.

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ASCEND Las Vegas: Live 15-17 November & Full Access to ASCEND Online

This registration option is now closed to allow time for Health and Safety protocols.

If you have any questions, please contact ascend@aiaa.org

Experience the energy of ASCEND in person, plus the ease of online access any time beginning 8 November and continuing on demand after the event ends 17 November.

  • Registration includes full access to the online platform.
  • All food functions and events are included in registration.
  • Extra function tickets or companion passes are not available for purchase.
  • Only fully registered attendees will be allowed to participate in this event.

The 24th AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference will be held in conjunction with ASCEND, mostly live from Las Vegas and streamed online.

All Las Vegas Attendees will be required to abide by:

AIAA's Event Health and Safety policies

ASCEND East Coast Satellite: Live 15 November & Full Access to ASCEND Online

This registration option is now closed to allow time for Health and Safety protocols.

If you have any questions, please contact ascend@aiaa.org

For those living within commutable distance of Washington, DC, this limited-space, one-day, face-to-face event will feature special programming and a live viewing of ASCEND Las Vegas sessions. You also will gain full access to join the event online beginning 8 November and continuing on demand after the event ends 17 November.

  • Registration includes full access to the online platform.
  • All food functions and events are included in registration.
  • Extra function tickets or companion passes are not available for purchase, only fully registered attendees will be allowed to participate in this event.

All East Coast Satellite Attendees will be required to abide by:

AIAA's Event Health and Safety policies

^Student and Retired Online Registration pricing does not include access to the conference proceedings.

*Student and Retired Las Vegas Registration pricing does include access to the conference proceedings.

Registration Support

Customer service help is available via email at ASCENDaiaa@maritz.com and telephone at 864-342-6273.

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is closely monitoring recommendations and guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about the coronavirus, now known as COVID-19.

AIAA is committed to the health and safety of all attendees at AIAA forums and events and the public at large.

Up-to-date information on how AIAA will navigate an in-person experience

Cancellation Policy

Due to the uncertainty of the current COVID-19 pandemic, AIAA has decided to waive all cancellation fees for 2021 ASCEND.

Additionally, anyone with an in-person registration can switch to an online-only registration and be refunded the difference through the end of the event.

We hope this will allow attendees to register with confidence and if circumstances require a change of plans, there will be no penalty.

AIAA Membership and Rate Details

AIAA Professional Members
Become a Professional Member to qualify ($125/year)

AIAA Young Professionals
Must be under 35 with fewer than 10 years experience to qualify

AIAA K-12 Educator Members
Become an Educator Member to qualify (free)

AIAA Student Members
Become a Student Member to qualify ($28/year)

AIAA Retired Professional Members
Become a Retired Professional Member to qualify ($62.50/year)

AIAA and ASCEND are 899 Compliant.

Press Pass

ASCEND welcomes all credentialed members of the media whose primary responsibility is the coverage of the aerospace industry.

Media Registration

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