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June 7, 2024

2024 ASCEND to Accelerate Our Off-World Future with Axiom Space, Boeing, DARPA, Lockheed Martin, NASA, Northrop Grumman, NRO, ULA, and U.S. Space Force

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 7, 2024 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) today announced dozens of speakers who will appear at its upcoming ASCEND event, 30 July – 1…
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June 6, 2024

AIAA Statement on Fourth SpaceX Starship Test Flight

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 6, 2024 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) issued the following statement from AIAA CEO Dan Dumbacher: “Congratulations to the SpaceX team on today’s test…
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June 5, 2024

AIAA Statement on Successful Starliner Launch

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2024 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) issued the following statement from AIAA CEO Dan Dumbacher:  “Congratulations to the entire Starliner team and NASA…
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May 19, 2024

AIAA Statement on Blue Origin’s Successful NS-25 Mission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2024 – Reston, Va – AIAA CEO Dan Dumbacher made the following statement: “On behalf of the 30,000 professional and student members of AIAA, we congratulate AIAA Corporate Member Blue Origin on…
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April 29, 2024

AIAA Offers Unique Course on the Lessons from 60 Years in Space

April 29, 2024 – Reston, Va. – During the first 60 years of spaceflight, the aerospace community has been amassing an extraordinary engineering knowledge base. Now it’s time to pass this collective experience to the…
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April 17, 2024

Space4All Space STEM Awareness Campaign Launches Nationwide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The U.S. Department of Education and four nonprofit space organizations are spotlighting the benefits of space and STEM career opportunities April 17, 2024 – WASHINGTON – Women in Aerospace (WIA), the American Institute…
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March 18, 2024

AIAA Mourns the Passing of Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Stafford

March 18, 2024 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) issued the following statement by AIAA CEO Dan Dumbacher: “The AIAA community is saddened to learn of the passing of…
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March 14, 2024

AIAA Statement on Third SpaceX Starship Test Flight

March 14, 2024 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) issued the following statement from AIAA CEO Dan Dumbacher: “Congratulations to the SpaceX team on today’s test flight of Starship from…
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March 4, 2024

AIAA Statement on the NASA SpaceX Crew-8 Launch

March 4, 2024 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) CEO Dan Dumbacher made the following statement: “On behalf of the 30,000 professional, student, and educator members of AIAA, we congratulate the…
KEEPING WATCH CoverR&D
February 29, 2024

Keeping Watch in Cislunar Space

Hodge Seck
ascend pilots space collisionTECHNICAL PAPER
February 29, 2024

A Game Theoretic Approach to Resilient SATCOM System Design

Michael P. Jones, Olivier L. De Weck
ascend space securityTECHNICAL PAPER
February 29, 2024

Applying the SPARTA Matrix to develop Intelligent Security Controls for Space Systems

Jill Slay, Jordan Plotnek, Ronald Mulinde, Uakomba Uhongora, Yee Wei Law
ascend cyber securityTECHNICAL PAPER
February 29, 2024

Satellite Cybersecurity Testbed to Improve Commercial Space Security

Abdul M. Noor, Dan Mamula, Gregory Falco, Jeffery Finke, Kangman Zheng, Petersen Hansen, Rajiv Thummala, Rammah Elbasheer, Travis York, Wayne Henry
Perfecting CoverFEATURE
February 29, 2024

Perfecting the SAR Process

Debra Werner
Pushing the Boundaries CoverCASE STUDY
February 29, 2024

Pushing the Boundaries of Radar Satellite Imaging

John Cartwright
Space Janitor coverENGINEERING NOTEBOOK
February 29, 2024

Space Janitor

Keith Button
Taming Dead Satllites CoverENGINEERING NOTEBOOK
February 29, 2024

Taming Dead Satellites

Paul Marks
ASCENDxCislunar header banner 2TECHNICAL PAPER
February 29, 2024

Producing Lunar Steel and Oxygen Using Molten Regolith Electrolysis

Amber Cooper, Antoine Allanore, Beverly Ma, Chiara Rissola, Dean Bergman, George C. Lordos, Hyein Na, Inimai Subramanian, Jeffrey A. Hoffman, Jonatan Fontanez, Jose Ramirez, Jose Soto, Kir Latyshev, Kristoff Misquitta, Laman Jalil, Lokesh Sangabattula, Martin…
ascend space debrisTECHNICAL PAPER
February 29, 2024

Global Climate Effect from Space Debris Reentry: Engineering and Policy Implications

Asha Jain, Daniel E. Hastings
Jahniverse FeatureOPINION COLUMN
February 29, 2024

Indigenous Peoples Have Much to Teach Us About Sustainability, Even in Space

Moriba Jah
Jahniverse FeatureOPINION COLUMN
February 29, 2024

The Sky is Falling

Moriba Jah
Mastering STM coverFEATURE
February 29, 2024

Mastering Space Traffic Management

Jon Kelvey
Earth View From Space With Global Communication NetworkTECHNICAL PAPER
February 29, 2024

Cislunar Orbit Determination via Intercepted Communication Signals

Brian C. Gunter, Stef Crum
ASCENDxCislunar header banner 2TECHNICAL PAPER
February 29, 2024

Envisioning Cislunar Formation Flight: A Survey and Analysis of Enabling Mission Topologies

E. Glenn Lightsey, Mark Whorton, William A. Sherman
Jahniverse FeatureOPINION COLUMN
February 29, 2024

Why Indigenous Tribes in the U.S. Must Have a Voice in Matters of Space

Moriba Jah
2022 ascend mars perseverenceTECHNICAL PAPER
February 29, 2024

Pale Red Dot: a Large, Robust Architecture for Human Settlements on Mars

Alexandros C. Lordos, Alisa N. Webb, Chloe Gentgen, Cormac O'Neill, Dane Gleason, David Villegas, Divya Iyer, Duncan Miller, Elizabeth Romero, Estelle Martin, Ezra Eyre, Francisco Sepulveda, George C. Lordos, H Azzouz, Ignacio Arzuaga Garcia, Jeffrey…
ascend space workforceTECHNICAL PAPER
February 29, 2024

Diversity and Inclusion in the Aerospace Industry and the Role of Leaders

Jackelynne P. Silva-Martinez
ascend economy fuelTECHNICAL PAPER
February 29, 2024

Project Caelus: High School Workforce Development through Liquid-Fueled Rocketry

Chen, Jessica Chen, Kiran Donnelly, Kritagya Khadka, Myles Carley, Santiago D. Criado, Tanmay Neema
Advice for NASA CoverARTICLE
February 28, 2024

Advise for NASA On Solving its Workforce Shortage

Theresa Foley
Wild West CoverFEATURE
February 28, 2024

The ‘Wild West’ of Space Research

Jonathan O’Callaghan
Space PolicyTECHNICAL PAPER
February 28, 2024

Private Entities as Actors in Regional Space Governance Organizations

Alyson C. Decker
ascend space protectionTECHNICAL PAPER
February 28, 2024

The Spacescape: Understanding the Trends and Breath of Investment in the Space Industry and Exploring Impacts on the Industry and Society

Carie Mullins, Carissa B. Christensen, Eli Bennett, Emma M. Louden, Rachel Venn
Stock Cyberspace Operations PhotosTECHNICAL PAPER
February 28, 2024

Valley of Death Survival Tips: Transitioning Commercial Space Technologies to Defense Programs

Karen L. Jones
Space Adventurer CoverQ&A
February 28, 2024

Space Adventurer

Cat Hofacker
5 Definitions coverFEATURE
February 28, 2024

5 Definitions of ‘Building the Space Economy’

Debra Werner
Lessons from Shuttle Article CoverQ&A
February 28, 2024

Q&A: Lessons from the Space Shuttle

Cat Hofacker
Researchers Starship CoverOnline Story
February 28, 2024

Researchers: Starship Pad Destruction Could Hold Lessons for Lunar Landings

Paul Brinkmann
NASA Faces Mars Conundrum CoverFeature
February 28, 2024

NASA Faces its Mars Conundrum

Jon Kelvey
Bolder than Webb coverOPINION COLUMN
February 28, 2024

Bolder than Webb? ‘You’ll never know unless you go!’

Daniel S. Goldin
PAVING THE MOONR&D
February 28, 2024

Paving the Moon

Paul Marks
Lunar energyTECHNICAL PAPER
February 28, 2024

System-of-Systems Analysis Approach to Establishing Lunar Infrastructure

Alice Harvey, Ariel Gebhardt, Austin Lillard, Harley Dietz, Jesse Morzel, Luis F. Carrio, Nathan Ball, Rowan Palmer, Sommer Hilliard, Timothy Cichan
A fully distributed and disaggregated satellite fleet consisting of many hundreds of small spacecraft - one potential future for the Space Force.TECHNICAL PAPER
February 28, 2024

Designing Optimal Satellite Constellation Patterns with Facility Location Problem Models and Mixed Integer Linear Programming

David O. Williams Rogers, Hang Woon Lee, Myunghwa Lee, Sung-Woo Kim, Yong-Hwan Kim
DRACO illust web 1200x675TECHNICAL PAPER
February 28, 2024

Characterization of In-Space Propulsion Trade Space to Support Initial Human Mars Campaign

Douglas Trent, Laura M. Burke, Michael B. Chappell, Michelle A. Rucker, Patrick Chai, Stephen J. Edwards
Sticking the Landing coverCASE STUDY
February 28, 2024

Sticking the Landing

Dominic Maggio and Brett Streetman of DRAPER
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February 22, 2024

AIAA Statement on the IM-1 Mission

February 22, 2024 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) CEO Dan Dumbacher made the following statement: “Congratulations to the IM-1 mission team on the successful soft landing at the south pole…
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January 31, 2024

AIAA Statement on the End of the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Mission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2024 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) CEO Dan Dumbacher made the following statement: “We join NASA, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and the entire…
AX 3 Launch FeatureNews
January 18, 2024

AIAA Statement on the Axiom Space AX-3 Launch

January 18, 2024 – Reston, Va. –  The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) CEO Dan Dumbacher made the following statement: “On behalf of the 30,000 professional and student members of AIAA, we congratulate…
ULA Vulcan Launch featureNews
January 8, 2024

AIAA Statement on ULA Vulcan Centaur Launch

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2024 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) issued the following statement from AIAA CEO Dan Dumbacher: “Congratulations to the ULA team on today’s Vulcan Centaur Launch!…
AIAA CEO Dumbacher Signs UN Policy Doc 4Jan2024 featureNews
January 4, 2024

AIAA Statement on Norms of Behavior for Commercial Space Operations by The Hague Institute for Global Justice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2024 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) CEO Dan Dumbacher made the following statement: “On behalf of the 30,000 professional and student members of…
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December 19, 2023

AIAA Statement on Design/Build/Launch Student Experiments Onboard Successful Blue Origin New Shepard Mission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 19, 2023 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) issued the following statement from AIAA CEO Dan Dumbacher: “Congratulations to the Blue Origin team on today’s successful return…

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