13–16 September 2016
Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, California


von Kármán Lecture

Tuesday, 13 September, 1830 – 1930 hrs, Hyatt Regency Long Beach  

Rethinking Space Propulsion: Enabling the Future of Space Transportation and Exploration

Vigor Yang
William R. T. Oakes Professor and Chair
School of Aerospace Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

William H. Pickering Lecture

Wednesday, 14 September, 1830-1930 hrs, Hyatt Regency Long Beach  

The William H. Pickering Lecture is named for the former NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Director to honor his initiation and leadership of America’s unmanned scientific space program, from Explorer I in 1958 through the development of the Viking orbiters and Voyager outer planet and interstellar missions. The lecture is open to all attendees and the general public.

The Juno Mission

Rick Nybakken
    Scott Bolton cropped
Rick Nybakken   Scott Bolton
Project Manager
Juno Mission
  Juno Principal Investigator
Southwest Research Institute

After a journey of more than 1.7 billion miles that took five years to complete,  Juno is now in orbit around Jupiter. What will we learn over the next few months? Find out at AIAA SPACE 2016! Hear from the Juno team in this video.

Recognition Luncheon—Celebrating Achievements in Space and Astronautics

Thursday, 15 September, 1230–1400 hrs, Hyatt Regency Long Beach

A ticket for the luncheon is required and included in the registration fee where indicated. Additional tickets for guests may be purchased on site, as space is available. Awards will be announced soon.

AIAA/NAE Yvonne C. Brill Lectureship in Aerospace Engineering

Thursday, 15 September, 1830-1930 hrs, Hyatt Regency Long Beach

The lecture is open to all attendees and the general public

Engineering Leadership: The Need for Technical Excellence and Diversity

Wanda Austin

Wanda M. Austin
President & CEO
The Aerospace Corporation

Dates to Remember

  • Manuscript Deadline: 18 Aug 2016
  • Early Bird Reg Deadline: 23 Aug 2016
  • Cancellation Deadline: 29 Aug 2016

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