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In an industry known for its firsts, an event of nothing but.

Experience ASCEND, 16-18 Nov. 2020 in Las Vegas, NV, USA. ASCEND is a first-of-its-kind, global event convening the entire space ecosystem and adjacent markets to foster collaboration, innovation, and a shared purpose in building the $1 trillion space economy.

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ASCEND eclipses prior space events.

ASCEND is the most forward-thinking space conference in the world. Launched by AIAA, ASCEND brings together the right people to discuss fundamental questions and deliver solutions that will advance the space community.

  • Backed by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).
  • A politically and commercially neutral event convened around best practices in space science.
  • Hosted at the brand new CAESARS FORUM
  • Hosted in Las Vegas, ranked the #2 “Top Meeting Destination” in the United States.
  • Bringing together the entire space ecosystem.

In ASCEND’s orbit:

  • Investors
  • Venture capitalists
  • Industry disruptors
  • Business development
  • R&D
  • C-Suite
  • Buyers
  • Engineers
  • Regulators
  • Government
  • Military
  • Technologists
  • Scientists
  • Educators
  • Media
  • Technical experts

By experts, for experts

The ASCEND experience is crafted with the support of world-renowned leaders in the space industry. AIAA and ASCEND’s Guiding Coalition have spent the past year investing time and resources into crafting the most multidisciplinary curriculum the space community has ever seen.


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ASCEND Speaker Sandy Magnus shares her experience living and working in isolation

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What is your objective?

Are you launching a new product, seeking brand awareness, or working to build your network within the space ecosystem? If so, you’re in good hands. We have a variety of offerings and packages designed for you.

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  • Exhibit space
  • Registration allotments
  • Dedicated email blast
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