Connecting, Protecting, and Enhancing a Global Society
AIAA SPACE 2014 will examine the impacts of space activity on society. The forum will convene a global conversation around the important role our community plays in enabling a connected culture, monitoring our planet, expanding our boundaries beyond Earth, and advancing technology and innovation to address worldwide opportunities.
AIAA SPACE 2014 will address questions like these:
- Commercial cargo and crew space transportation vehicles are drawing closer
to completion. Will there be sufficient market demand to sustain the
- Will new weather satellites be ready for launch before the
current, aging fleet breaks down?
- How are satellite users, both civil
and military, meeting cybersecurity threats?
- Is there a surplus of
available launch vehicles, and will more affordable services ever become a
In addition to the technical presentations that will
enhance our ability to explore the universe via satellite imagery, robotic
exploration, and human travel, an exciting schedule of keynote addresses and
panel discussions will help us understand the policy, education, and economic
challenges facing space exploration and development.