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NS21 Mission Launch Statement FeaturedNews
June 4, 2022

AIAA Statement on Blue Origin’s Successful NS-21 Mission

Launch of Blue Origin's NS-21 Mission. | Credit: Blue Origin; YouTube; framegrab June 4, 2022 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Executive Director Dan…
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May 24, 2022

AIAA Statement on Successful Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) Mission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A ULA Atlas V rocket with Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft aboard launches from Space Launch Complex 41, Thursday, 19 May 2022, at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station…
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April 19, 2022

AIAA Statement on New U.S. Position on Destructive Direct-Ascent Anti-Satellite Missile Testing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2022 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Executive Director Dan Dumbacher made the following statement: “We applaud the administration’s commitment…
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April 18, 2022

AIAA, Estes Industries, and NSTA Launch New Aerospace Education Initiative, Exploration Generation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Free K-12 Instructional Resources and Professional Learning Available to Educators Nationwide April 18, 2022 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), Estes Industries,…
xTexas FeatureNews
April 18, 2022

ASCENDxTexas to Focus on Accelerating the Business of Space Exploration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2022 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) announced the program for its collaborative event focused on growing the Texas space…
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April 8, 2022

AIAA Statement on the Axiom Mission 1 (AX-1) Launch

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Crew Dragon capsule attached, lifts off with the first private crew from Launch Complex 39A Friday, April 8, 2022, at…
NS20 AstronautTrainingDay2 FeatureNews
March 31, 2022

AIAA Statement on Blue Origin’s Successful NS-20 Mission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dr. George Nield, NS-20 crew member, member of the AIAA Board of Trustees, lifetime member of the Institute, and an AIAA Fellow. | Credit: Blue Origin–© March…
aiaa built for strengthNews
March 28, 2022

Learn the Lessons from 60 Years in Space

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AIAA Offering Unique Course to Everyone in the Aerospace Industry March 28, 2022 – Reston, Va. – During the first 60 years of spaceflight, the aerospace industry…
SLS Rollout FeaturedNews
March 18, 2022

AIAA Statement on Successful Rollout of the Integrated Space Launch System and Orion Spacecraft

NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with the Orion spacecraft mounted atop illuminated by spotlights atop a mobile launcher at Launch Complex 39B, Friday, March 18, 2022, after being rolled…
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February 8, 2022

AIAA Hosting NASA’s Bhavya Lal for Policy Webinar

MEDIA ALERT February 8, 2022 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) will host Bhavya Lal, NASA Associate Administrator, Office of Technology, Policy, and Strategy,…
Space PolicyNews
December 11, 2021

AIAA Statement on Blue Origin’s Successful NS-19 Mission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The crew of New Shepard NS-19. Pictured from left to right: Dylan Taylor, Lane Bess, Cameron Bess, Laura Shepard Churchley, Michael Strahan, and Evan Dick. | Credit: Blue…
Diverse Dozen Members at 2021 ASCEND FeaturedNews
December 7, 2021

AIAA Publishes Op-Ed Collection from ASCEND Diverse Dozen on Space Traffic Management

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2021 – Reston, Va. – The ASCEND Diverse Dozen are sharing their timely views in a collection of op-edson the most important, salient issues surrounding…
NSC Statement FeaturedNews
December 2, 2021

AIAA Statement on Biden Administration’s First National Space Council Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 2, 2021 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Executive Director Dan Dumbacher made the following statement on the Biden Administration’s…
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November 16, 2021

AIAA and ASCEND Statement on Russian Federation ASAT Test

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2021 – Reston, Va., and Las Vegas – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and the ASCEND global community dedicated to building humanity’s off-world…
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November 13, 2021

ASCEND Mourns the Passing of Citizen Astronaut Glen de Vries

November 13, 2021 – Reston, Va. – ASCEND, the interdisciplinary community on the planet dedicated to building humanity’s off-world future faster, mourns the passing of Citizen Astronaut Glen de Vries.…
FastForwardFeatureASCENDFast ForwardProjects
November 3, 2021

Fast Forward Episode #3: Focus on Non-Terrestrial Networks

ASCEND’s resident futurists, Devin Liddell of Teague and The Aerospace Corporation’s Kara Cunzeman, explore the challenges and opportunities for applying space-based technologies to achieve global connectivity with Brian Barritt, Engineering…
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November 1, 2021

Bechtel’s Michael Costas Expresses Optimism for Building Large-Scale Structures in Space

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2021 – Reston, Va. – ASCEND, the interdisciplinary community on the planet dedicated to building humanity’s off-world future faster, launched a new episode of “Fast…
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October 28, 2021

AIAA Names 2021 ASCEND Diversity Scholars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 28, 2021 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has announced the 15 winners of its 2021 ASCEND Diversity Scholarships. Funded…
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October 27, 2021

Fast Forward Episode #2: Focus on Off-World Infrastructure

ASCEND’s resident futurists, Devin Liddell of Teague and The Aerospace Corporation’s Kara Cunzeman explore the challenges and opportunities for building large-scale infrastructure in space with Mike Costas, General Manager of…
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October 22, 2021

Citizen Astronauts from Blue Origin, SpaceX, and Virgin Galactic Commercial Space Missions to Appear Together at 2021 ASCEND in Las Vegas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 22, 2021 – Reston, Va. – Astronauts from the three different commercial space experiences that occurred in 2021 will appear on stage together in Las Vegas…

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