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2021 ASCEND is designed with your off-world future — and optimal event experience — in mind. Our multi-day, multi-track agenda features exclusive content, influential speakers, and unique networking opportunities to accelerate progress toward your off-world future. Pick the path that best suits your goals, interests, and budget.

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

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.

  • Only fully registered attendees will be allowed to participate in this event.

All Las Vegas Attendees will be required to abide by:

AIAA's Event Health and Safety policies

AIAA Non-Member
Early-Bird Rate

$1200

Standard Rate

$1600

AIAA Member: Professional
Early-Bird Rate

$999

Standard Rate

$1350

AIAA Member: Young Professional/Educator
Early-Bird Rate

$750

Standard Rate

$1200

AIAA Member: Full-time Student/Retiree^
Early-Bird Rate

$250

Standard Rate

$500

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

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

AIAA Non-Member
Early-Bird Rate

$700

Standard Rate

$800

AIAA Member: Professional
Early-Bird Rate

$550

Standard Rate

$650

AIAA Member: Young Professional/Educator
Early-Bird Rate

$325

Standard Rate

$500

AIAA Member: Full-time Student/Retiree^
Early-Bird Rate

$149

Standard Rate

$225

Online Only Access

For maximum flexibility and access anywhere in the world, register for Online Only Access, live-streamed and on demand beginning 8 November and continuing on demand after the event ends 17 November.

IMPORTANT: Register to attend ASCEND live in Las Vegas or Washington, DC and receive online access at no additional charge. Select “Online Only” during registration only if you are going to attend Online Only with no in-person components.

AIAA Non-Member
Early-Bird Rate

$600

Standard Rate

$650

AIAA Member: Professional
Early-Bird Rate

$450

Standard Rate 

$500

AIAA Member: Young Professional/Educator
Early-Bird Rate

$250

Standard Rate

$400

AIAA Member: Full-time Student/Retiree^
Early-Bird Rate

$99

Standard Rate

$150

^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

Cancellations must be in writing and received no later than the following dates in order to receive a refund: 

For cancellations received by 15 September, registrants will be charged a $25 processing fee.
For cancellations received between 16 September and 31 October 2021, registrants will be charged a $50 processing fee.

Registrants who cancel after 1 November 2021 or fail to attend the events will forfeit the entire fee(s). 

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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