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15 April 2014
Team From Mexico Wins AIAA Award for Best Telemetry and Electronics at NASA Great Moonbuggy Race
SpaceRef (04/15/2014)Great Moonbugy Race Winners

15 April 2014
Former AIAA President Norman Augustine to Speak at Michigan State University Graduation
MSU News (04/15/2014) Global Business Execs to Take Center Stage at MSU Commencement

14 April 2014
AIAA Executive Director Sandra Magnus Featured Speaker at Washington Exec K-12 STEM Symposium
Washington Technology (04/14/2014) Contractors Have More Than One Pipeline to Worry About

14 April 2014
AIAA Student Branch at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, Hosts Design/Build/Fly Competition (04/14/2014) A Three-Day Design, Build and Fly Competition was Held in Ghulam


10 April 2014
University of Alabama's Entry to AIAA Design/Build/Fly Competition Profiled
The Crimson and White (04/10/2014) Engineering team prepares to take flight in Kansas

9 April 2014
AIAA Member Onome Scott-Emuakpor Wins Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
The Fairborn Paper (04/09/2014) Former Raider Receives Presidential Early Career Award

9 April 2014
AIAA Joins 33 Organizations in Calling on FAA to Expedite Rulemaking for Unmanned Aircraft Systems
PR Web (04/09/2014) AIAA Joins 33 Organizations in Calling on FAA to Expedite Rulemaking for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

4 April 2014
AIAA Student Branch at UCLA to Host Airplane Building Contest as Part of E-Week Festivities
Daily Bruin (04/04/2014) Engineering Society of UCLA to host annual E-Week

3 April 2014
Jim Albaugh Elected as Chairman of the National Aeronautic Association
Aero News Network (04/03/2014) Elected As Chairman Of The National Aeronautic Association

1 April 2014
AIAA Associate Fellow Mark Anderson to Speak About Future of Aviation
Digital Journal (04/1/2014) NASA Talk Highlights What's Next for Tomorrow's Airplanes

31 March 2014
AIAA Region VI Student Conference Highlighted
BSN (03/31/2014) Aerospace in the Spotlight at AIAA Student Conference

31 March 2014
AIAA President-Elect Jim Albaugh to Speak on Panel About the State of the Airline Industry
Tukwila Reporter (03/21/2014) Aviation Professionals to Discuss why it Takes so Long to get New Plane Flying

28 March 2014
NASA Center Directors Speak at AIAA's California Aerospace Day Program
NASA News (03/28/2014) NASA Centers Represented at California Aerospace Day

28 March 2014
AIAA Fellows Dr. Helen Reed and Dr. Dimitris Lagoudas Recieve Texas A&M University Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Awards
Texas A&M News (03/28/2014) Two Aerospace Faculty Selected for Distinguished Achievement Awards

28 March 2014
AIAA Fellow Helen Reed Appointed as Edward “Pete” Aldridge Professor at Texas A&M
Texas A&M News (03/28/2014) Reed Appointed as Edward "Pete" Aldridge Professor

27 March 2014
AIAA Associate Fellow Mehdi Ahmadian named Dan Pletta Professor by Virginia Tech Board of Visitors
Virginia Tech News (03/27/2014) Mehdi Ahmadian named Dan Pletta Professor

26 March 2014
AIAA's California Aerospace Day Program Highlighted
Hispanic Business Times (03/26/2014) California Aerospace Industry Leading the Nation Into Space, Lawmakers Told

24 March 2014
Kerala, India's Toc-H Institute of Science and Technology's Selection for AIAA Can-Sat Competition Highlighted
The South Asian Times (03/24/2014) Kerala Sudents to Compete in Designing a Mars Rover

24 March 2014
AIAA Executive Director Sandy Magnus Speaks at STEM Symposium
Washington Exec (03/24/2014) Inaugural STEM Symposium Hosts Top Local Student Science Fair Projects, Former Astronauts and Industry STEM Leaders

18 March 2014
AIAA Fellow Robert Farquhar's Exploration Exploits Profiled
NPR  (03/18/2014) Space Thief Or Hero? One Man's Quest To Reawaken An Old Friend

19 March 2014
AIAA Cybersecurity Framework for Aviation Noted in Article on Malaysian Air MH370
Israel Defense (03/19/2014) Was Malaysia Flight MH370 Cyber-Hijacked?

18 March 2014
AIAA Associate Fellow John L Crassidis to Receive SUNY at Buffalo's Dr. Richard T. Sarkin Award for Excellence in Teaching
SUNY Buffalo News Center (03/18/2014) 13 to Be Honored by the UB Alumni Association

17 March 2014
AIAA Fellow Joanne Maguire Elected to Colorado Woman's Hall of Fame
The Denver Post (03/14/2014) Colorado Women's Hall of Fame to Induct Class of 2014

17 March 2014
AIAA Student Section at University of Illinois Participates in Engineering Open House
The Daily Illini (03/17/2014) Engineering Open House Attracts Thousands Nationally

13 March 2014
AIAA Fellow Darryll Pines Named to Aurora Flight Sciences Board of Directors
Citybizlist (03/13/2014)Professor Darryll Pines to Join Aurora Board

13 March 2014
AIAA Executive Director Sandra Magnus Discusses the Importance of Workplace Diversity and How to Encourage Kids to See STEM Careers
Smashpipe Magazine (03/13/2014)Involving Everyone in the Conversation

13 March 2014
AIAA Executive Director Sandra Magnus Discusses Space Policy and Life on the ISS
U.S. News & World Report (03/13/2014) Behind Nat Geo's 'Live From Space'

12 March 2014
Space X Raptor Engine, First Debuted at the AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference in 2012, Profiled
NASA (03/12/2014) paceX Advances Drive for Mars Rocket via Raptor Power

11 March 2014
Rutgers University Student AIAA Branch Work on UAVs is Highlighted
The Daily Targum (03/11/2014) Rutgers Receives Contract for Expanding Use of Drones

10 March 2014
Aerospace Tax Credit Bill Supported by AIAA Passes California State Assembly
Los Angeles Times (03/10/2014) Space Rockets

10 March 2014
AIAA Executive Director Sandra Magnus Interviewed by Parade Magazine
Parade (03/10/2014) The Food Is Not Bad!' Q&A With Former NASA Astronaut Sandy Magnus

7 March 2014
AIAA SciTech 2014 Future Workforce Panel Video Highlighted
Defense Industry Daily (03/07/2014) Defense and Aerospace Workforce Challenges

7 March 2014
AIAA Executive Director Sandra Magnus to Speak at STEM Exhibition
Washington Exec (03/07/2014) WashingtonExec Announces Speaker Program for Inaugural STEM Symposium

6 March 2014
AIAA Executive Director Sandra Magnus to Give Commencement Address at Lindenwood University - Belleville (03/6/2014) Former NASA Astronaut Dr. Sandra Magnus to be Lindenwood University-Belleville's 2014 Commencement Speaker

5 March 2014
AIAA Member Don C. Bateman Wins Elmer A. Sperry Award For Advancing Flight Safety
Hawaii News Now (03/05/2014) Honeywell's Don Bateman Named 2013 Recipient Of Elmer A. Sperry Award For Advancing Flight Safety

4 March 2014
Researchers to Debut Cutting-Edge Aerospace Research Tailored to the Health Field - Helping Patients Breath Easier
University of Cincinnati News (03/04/2014) NUC Research Benefits Surgeons Making Decisions on How to Help Their Patients Breathe Easier

3 March 2014
AIAA Executive Director Sandy Magnus' Testimony to Congress on Mars Flyby Highlighted
NBC (03/03/2014) Mars Flyby Schedule Reset for 2021, But Will It Ever Fly?

3 March 2014
University of Hawaii at Mānoa's AIAA Award Winning Student Satellite Program Highlighted
SatMagazine (03/03/2014) Good Things Come in Small Packages

25 February 2014
AIAA Executive Director Sandra Magnus to Testify to Congress (02/25/2014) House Committee to Mull NASA Piloted Flyby of Mars and Venus

24 February 2014
AIAA Member Julie Shaw Delivers Talk on Integrating Robots Into Team-Oriented Environments (02/24/2014) RI Seminar: Julie A. Shah : Integrating Robots Into Team-Oriented Environments

20 February 2014
AIAA Members to Call on Florida Legislators as Part of Florida Space Day (02/20/2014) Florida Space Industry To Visit State's Capitol On March 12

19 February 2014
Cory Absi, President of Boston University's AIAA Student Branch, Interviewed in Story About Space Dust Analysis Discovery
The Daily Free Press (02/19/2014) Smaller is Better: Researchers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD, Discover New Technique to Analyze Space Dust

18 February 2014
Pennsylvanian Congressman Chaka Fattah Interviewed at AIAA SciTech 2014 (02/17/2014) His Federal Agenda Actually is Rocket Science

7 February 2014
AIAA Associate Fellow Brandon Wegge Named to St. Louis Business Journal's 40 Under 40 List
St. Louis Business Journal (02/07/2014) 40 Under 40: Brandon Wegge

6 February 2014
AIAA To Be Sponsor of Florida Space Day
Parabolic Arc (02/6/2014) Florida Space Day Set for March 12

5 February 2014
AIAA Fellow Aditi Chattopadhyay Named Regent Professor at Arizona State University
ASU News (02/5/2014) Leading Expert in Aerospace Engineering at Forefront of Emerging Technologies

3 February 2014
AIAA Corporate Member Will Pomerantz, Vice President for Special Projects at Virgin Galactic, Explains Why We Must Explore Outer Space in Tedx Talk
Smashpipe (02/3/14) Why We Go: Leaving Our Beautiful Home and Exploring Outer Space

30 January 2014
AIAA Executive Director Provides Formal Statement to U.S. Senate Committee Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (1/30/2014) Testified on "Examining Conference and Travel Spending Across the Federal Government."

29 January 2014
AIAA Fellow A. Thomas Young to Receive National Space Foundation's General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award
Spaceref (1/29/2014) Space Foundation will Present the 2014 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award to A. Thomas Young

23 January 2014
AIAA Vice President Elect of Membership Annalisa Weigel Featured in Article on Attempted Theft of F-35 Plans, AIAA Member Sofia Azahari Also Interviewed
The Los Angeles Times (1/23/2014) Engineer Accused of Trying to Send F-35 Fighter Jet Papers to Iran

22 January 2014
AIAA Senior Member Ken Elchert Authors Book on Possible Origins of Star of Bethlehem Phenomenon
Australian Business (1/24/2014) Glendora, California, Author Publishes New Book

21 January 2014
AIAA Educator Associate June Scobee Rodgers, Founding Chairwoman of the Challenger Learning Center, to Present Program on the Need for STEM Teachers
The Chattanoogan (1/24/2014) Dr. June Scobee Rodgers Speaks On Need For STEM Teachers Jan. 29 At UTC

14 January 2014
AIAA Joint Letter on Government Travel Ban Featured In Commentary on Testimony Relating to the Ban
The Union of Concerned Scientists (1/14/2014) Dear Senate Ease Travel Restrictions on Government Scientists

9 January 2014
AIAA Executive Director Appears on The Space Show to Discuss SciTech 2014
The Space Show (1/9/2014) Special Guest Sandra Magnus Discusses SciTech 2014

8 January 2014
AIAA Senior Member Benjamin Longmier Featured in Discussion on the Comparison of the Polar Vortex to Temperatures on Mars (1/8/2014) It's Colder in the U.S. than on Mars, Twitterverse Says

8 January 2014
AIAA Associate Fellow Neil McCasland Named Director of Technology at Applied Technology Associates (ATA)
KGO-TV ABC-7 (1/8/2014) Applied Technology Associates (ATA) Names Dr. Neil McCasland as New Director of Technology

6 January 2014
AIAA Fellow William L. Ballhaus to Receive Foundation Fighting Blindness Visionary Award
WashingtonExec (1/6/2014) SRA International President and CEO William Ballhaus To Be Honored with Visionary Award from the Foundation Fighting Blindness