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The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

is the world's largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession.

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    Organizing Committee

    Organizing Committee

    Executive Chairs

    Charles Elachi
    Director
    NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

    Lt Gen Ellen M. Pawlikowski
    USAF
    Commander
    U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center 

     

    Roger A. Krone

    President, Network and Space Systems, Boeing Space, Defense, and Security

    The Boeing Company

     

    John Karas

    Vice President and General Manager

    Human SpaceFlight, Lockheed Martin Space Systems

    Lockheed Martin Corporation

      

    General Chairs

    Jeff Trauberman

    The Boeing Company

    Christopher Coughlan

    Lockheed Martin Corporation 

     

    Technical Program Chairs

    Jeffrey R. Laube
    The Aerospace Corporation

     

    Michelle Permann
    The Aerospace Corporation

    Program Committee

    Col Scott W. Beidleman
    U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center

    Joseph Betser
    The Aerospace Corporation

    Sandy Coleman

    ATK

    Alison L. Schneider

    The Boeing Company

    Roberta Ewart
    U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center

    Randy Kendall
    The Aerospace Corporation

    Virendra Sarohia
    NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

    Trevor Sorensen
    University of Hawaii at Manoa
    AIAA TAC Space and Missiles Group Director

    Commercial Space Track Chairs

    Mari Gravlee
    United Launch Alliance

    Bruce Pittman
    NASA Space Portal, NASA Ames Research Center

    Intelligent Systems Track Chair

    Christopher R. Tschan
    AIAA Intelligent Systems Technical Committee
    (ISTC)
    The Aerospace Corporation

    National Security Space Track Chairs

    Joseph Betser
    The Aerospace Corporation

    Roberta Ewart
    U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center

    Kary Miller
    U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center

    Robotic Technologies and Space Architecture Track Chairs

    Shahzad Khaligh
    AIAA Space Architecture Technical Committee
    DOD-AF-ENI

    François Lévy
    AIAA Space Architecture Technical Committee
    Synthesis International

    Gregory P. Scott
    AIAA Space Automation and Robotics Technical Committee
    U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

    Steven E. Fredrickson
    AIAA Space Automation and Robotics Technical Committee
    NASA Johnson Space Center

    Space and Earth Science Track Chair

    Virendra Sarohia
    NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

    Space Colonization and Space Tethers Track Chairs

    Anita Gale
    AIAA Space Colonization Technical Committee
    The Boeing Company

    Sven G. Bilén
    AIAA Space Tethers Technical Committee
    The Pennsylvania State University

     

    Mark Benton

    The Boeing Company

    AIAA Space ColonizationTechnical Committee (SCTC) 

    Space Exploration Track Chair

    Chris Moore
    Space Exploration Program Committee
    NASA Headquarters

      

    Surendra P. Sharma

    NASA Headquarters

     

    Space History, Society, and Policy Track Chairs

    James D. Rendleman
    AIAA Legal Aspects of Aeronautics and Astronautics Technical Committee
    AIAA International Activities Committee

    Brad Steinfeldt
    AIAA Society and Aerospace Technology Technical Committee
    Georgia Institute of Technology 

     

    Cam Martin

    NASAHeadquarters

     

    Space Logistics and Supportability Track Chairs

    Richard Oeftering
    AIAA Space Logistics Technical Committee
    NASA Glenn Research Center 

    Kandyce Goodliff

    AIAA Space Logistics Technical Committee
    NASA Langley Research Center

    Space Operations Track Chair

    Shirley Tseng
    AIAA Space Operations and Support Technical Committee
    Morgan Franklin Corporation

    Space Resources Track Chair

    Leslie Gertsch
    AIAA Space Resources Technical Committee
    Missouri University of Science and Technology

     

    Larry Clark

    Lockheed Martin Corporation

    AIAA Space Resources Technical Committee (SRETC)

    Space Systems and Sensors Track Chairs

    Jerry Sellers
    AIAA Space Systems Technical Committee
    Teaching Science and Technology, Inc.

    Amy Lo
    AIAA Space Systems Technical Committee
    Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

    Timothy L. Howard
    AIAA Sensor Systems Technical Committee
    EOSESS

    Space Systems Engineering and Space Economics Track Chairs

    Michelle Bailey

    Defense Acquisition University

    Edmund H. Conrow
    AIAA Systems Engineering Technical Committee
    Management and Technology Associates

    Jairus M. Hihn
    AIAA Economics Technical Committee
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory

    Space Transportation and Launch Systems Track Chairs

    Douglas Stanley
    AIAA Space Transportation Technical Committee National Institute of Aerospace

    Randy Kendall
    AIAA Space Transportation Technical Committee
    The Aerospace Corporation

    Barry Hellman
    AIAA Reusable Launch Vehicle Program Committee
    Air Force Research Laboratory

    Adam Dissel
    AIAA Reusable Launch Vehicle Program Committee
    Lockheed Martin Space Systems

     

    Miroslav Sir

    The Aerospace Corporation

    AIAA Space Transportation Technical Committee (STTC)