AIAA Names Top 10 Emerging Aerospace Technologies

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AIAA PRESS RELEASE

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has released its first annual list of top emerging aerospace technologies. Developed by AIAA’s Emerging Technologies Committee (ETC), the list comprises the following:

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AIAA Confab to Explore Commercial Crew and Cargo Transport

Artists conception of SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft in orbit
Artists conception of SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft in orbit

INNOVATIONS IN ORBIT:
An Exploration of Commercial Crew and Cargo Transportation

Date:

June 18, 2009

Location:

Hyatt Regency Washington
on Capitol Hill
Capitol Room A, Lobby Level
400 New Jersey Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001

Status:

Open to the Public

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AIAA Celebrates Outstanding STEM Educators

AIAA PRESS RELEASE

Corporate members of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) recently joined together to celebrate the recipients of the 2009 AIAA Foundation Educator Achievement Awards, and to show that the aerospace community is appreciative of their outstanding efforts in the classroom to inspire the next generation of the aerospace community.

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Challenger Center Receives Top AIAA Award

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) honors Challenger Center with their 2009 Foundation Award for Excellence

With more than 31,000 members, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is the world’s largest professional society devoted to the progress of engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense. In a critical 2008 AIAA report, “Working Together to Build the Aerospace Workforce of Tomorrow”, AIAA noted that “Methods should be sought to support, expand, and “clone” programs like the Challenger Learning Centers, which have used space as the “spark plug” to motivate STEM education interest in over 5 million children.”

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AIAA ITAR Panel to Include SpaceX, Virgin Galactic and Bigelow

red_tapeThe American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is pleased to announce that representatives from Virgin Galactic, SpaceX, and Bigelow Aerospace, will come together on April 29 at 1:00 p.m. in the Thornton Room of the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, to discuss the impact of U.S. export controls on the American entrepreneurial space sector along with government experts.

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AIAA Conference on Export Control Regs

ENTREPRENEURIAL SPACE AND EXPORT CONTROL:
Red Tape in the Final Frontier

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
The Thornton Room
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001

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Conrad Foundation Newest Partner: AIAA

Officials with The Conrad Foundation today announced the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is the newest partner to support the Pete Conrad Spirit of Innovation Awards.

The contest challenges teams of high school students to create innovative products for use in various fields of science and technology, including lunar exploration, personal spaceflight and renewable energy.

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AIAA to Honor Challenge Center, Goddard Space Flight Center

AIAA PRESS RELEASE

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is proud to announce the 2009 recipients of its most prestigious awards. Presentation of the awards will take place on May 13 at the AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, in Washington, D.C. This annual black-tie event recognizes the most influential and inspiring individuals in aerospace, whose outstanding contributions merit the highest accolades.

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