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    AIAA News – 2016

    Here you will find the latest happenings throughout the Institute.

    1 February 2016
    February 2016 Aerospace America Digital Magazine Now Online
    The February 2016 issue of Aerospace America is now available for full access online for AIAA members. Don't miss the issue’s four feature articles, including the cover story on “Curbing Contrails” by Keith Button, on the efforts to reduce the climate-warming effects of cirrus clouds from airliners. Also, Anatoly Zak analyzes the deterioration of international cooperation since the establishment of the International Space Station. And Debra Werner peeks at NASA’s efforts to launch an atomic clock for better space navigation. To read these stories and all other exclusive content, visit www.aiaa.org/myaiaa, log in, navigate to “Access Publications & Materials,” and select “Aerospace America."

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    28 January 2016
    AIAA Congratulates Charles Elachi on Being Selected the Winner of the 2016 National Space Trophy
    AIAA congratulates AIAA Fellow Dr. Charles Elachi, director of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), on his selection as the winner of the 2016 National Space Trophy from the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation. Elachi will receive the award on April 29 at a dinner at the Houston Hyatt Regency, Houston, Texas.

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    27 January 2016
    AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala to Confer Top Honors
    AIAA has announced the 2016 recipients of its most prestigious awards. Presentation of these awards and recognition of the Institute’s newly elected Fellows and Honorary Fellows will take place on June 15 at the AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

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    21 January 2016
    AIAA Announces Its Class of 2016 Fellows and Honorary Fellows
    AIAA has selected its Class of 2016 AIAA Fellows and Honorary Fellows. The induction ceremony for the new Fellows and Honorary Fellows will take place at the AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala on June 15 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

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    14 January 2016
    Joseph M. Powers Succeeds Douglas Talley as Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Propulsion and Power
    Joseph M. Powers, an AIAA Associate Fellow, and professor and associate chair of the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, with a concurrent appointment to the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, has been appointed editor-in-chief of the Journal of Propulsion and Power (JPP).

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