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Press Releases 2017

AIAA Press Releases

Our complete archive of 2017 news releases

7 September 2017
2017 AIAA SPACE Forum in Orlando Canceled Due to Hurricane Irma
Annual event was scheduled for 11-15 September at Hyatt Regency Orlando

6 September 2017
AIAA Foundation Announces Results of Its Undergraduate Life Sciences Team Design Competition

6 September 2017
AIAA Foundation Announces Results of Its Undergraduate Team Aircraft Design Competition

6 September 2017
AIAA Foundation Announces Results of Its Undergraduate Team Engine Design Competition

6 September 2017
AIAA Foundation Announces Results of its 2016-2017 Graduate Individual Aircraft Design Competition

28 August 2017
AIAA Announces Section Award Winners
Awards Honor Outstanding Section Programming in a Variety of Categories

28 August 2017
2017 AIAA Space and Astronautics Forum and Exposition to be Held in Orlando, Florida
Five Frontiers in Planetary Exploration, Transformation of the Space Coast, On-Orbit Servicing, Industry Perspectives on Space Commercialization, an Evening of Astronaut Stories Highlight Agenda Items

23 August 2017
AIAA Foundation Announces Results of its Graduate Team Aircraft Design Competition

17 August 2017
AIAA to Recognize Achievements During AIAA Space and Astronautics Forum and Exposition

16 August 2017
AIAA to Recognize Technical Achievement at the Joint Conference of the AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference (ICSSC) and the Ka and Broadband Communications Conference (Ka)

16 August 2017
AIAA to Recognize Technical Achievement During 33rd American Society for Gravitational and Space Research Annual Meeting

16 August 2017
AIAA to Recognize Technical Achievement at the 36th AIAA Digital Avionics Systems Conference

20 July 2017
Samuel C. C. Ting to Deliver AIAA Von Kármán Lecture in Astronautics
Lecture Entitled “The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station: Unlocking the Secrets of the Cosmos”

14 July 2017
AIAA Congratulates Scott Pace On New Space Leadership Role

30 June 2017
AIAA Looks To Support Reestablished National Space Council

16 June 2017
AIAA To Present Awards At Its Propulsion and Energy Forum

15 June 2017
2017 AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum And Exposition to Discuss Pushing Boundaries Through Innovative Design and Technology
Military Propulsion Needs, Future of Aircraft Propulsion, Hypersonic Flight, Space Exploration Propulsion Among Topics to be Explored

8 June 2017
Two AIAA Members Selected as New NASA Astronaut Candidates

1 June 2017
AIAA Launches Search for New Executive Director
Will Partner with Heidrick & Struggles For Recruitment

25 May 2017
AIAA Delaware Section Secures Live NASA International Space Station Downlink For Broadcast at Leeds Elementary School

24 May 2017
AIAA DEMAND for UNMANNED® To Examine The Future of Unmanned Aerial Systems and Autonomous Technology

23 May 2017
Hannes Ross Awarded 2017 AIAA Wright Brothers Lecture in Aeronautics Award
Will Give An Overview of the Solar Impulse 2 Program

18 May 2017
2017 AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition to Discuss "Innovation or Disruption – Which Comes First?"
Autonomy, Electric Aviation, Green Aviation, Human-Machine Interaction, Supersonic Transport, and Unmanned Aerial Systems Among Subjects to be Explored

15 May 2017
AIAA Foundation, The Boeing Company, and First Lego League Form Collaboration to Provide Grants for First Lego League Teams
$500 Grants Available For First-Time Teams

15 May 2017
AIAA To Recognize Achievements in Aircraft and Atmospheric Systems At Its 2017 Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition

15 May 2017
AIAA To Celebrate Achievements in Aerospace Sciences At Its 2017 Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition

27 April 2017
University of Southern California Wins 21st Annual Student Design/Build/Fly Competition
95 Teams from 36 States, The District of Columbia and 11 Nations Compete

12 April 2017
AIAA Announces 2017 Institute Board of Trustees and
Council of Directors Election Results


28 March 2017
NASA Langley Research Center Wins 2017 AIAA Foundation Award for Excellence
Honored For 100 Years of Excellence in Aerospace Achievements, Scientific Discoveries and Technological Breakthroughs

27 March 2017
William H. Gerstenmaier to Receive the 2017 AIAA Goddard Astronautics Award
Honored for His Leadership of America's Human Spaceflight Program, Commitment to International Space Cooperation, and Inspiration of a New Generation of Space Explorers

24 March 2017
Edward M. Greitzer to Receive the 2017 AIAA Reed Aeronautics Award
Honored for Outstanding and Sustained Contributions to Solving Real-World Problems in Aerodynamics of Propulsion Components, Systems, and Integration

23 March 2017
Five K-12 Teachers Win AIAA Foundation Educator Achievement Awards
Honored for Efforts to Promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education

22 March 2017
Trio of Researchers Win 2017 AIAA International Cooperation Award
Melissa Rivers, NASA; John Vassberg, The Boeing Company; Richard Wahls, NASA

21 March 2017
Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr. to Receive the 2017 AIAA Public Service Award
Honored for Service and Leadership to America's Space Program

20 March 2017
Robert C. Winn to Receive 2017 AIAA Distinguished Service Award
Honored for Over Three Decades of Exemplary Service and Leadership to AIAA

2 March 2017
AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala to Confer Top Honors
Black-Tie Event Honors Aerospace's Best and Brightest

1 March 2017
Twelve AIAA Student Members Named to 20 Twenties List
Awards Recognize Outstanding Engineering, Math, Science and Technology Students

22 February 2017
AIAA Mourns the Death of Artur Mager
Fellow Emeritus and Past President of AIAA

17 February 2017
Lodewijk van Nieuwenhuijze and Frans Schenk Win 2017 AIAA/AAAE/ACC Jay Hollingsworth Speas Airport Award
Honored for Their Design of the Buitenschot Land Art Park

16 February 2017
Walter Vincenti Wins 2016 Guggenheim Medal
Recognizes Research and Contributions to Supersonic Wind Tunnel Research, Gas Dynamics, and History of Technology

16 February 2017

Seven AIAA Members Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

6 February 2017

AIAA Congratulates John M. Grunsfeld on Being Selected As The Winner of the 2017 National Space Trophy

31 January 2017
AIAA Announces Its Class of 2017 Fellows and Honorary Fellows
Three Honorary Fellows and 21 Fellows Selected

20 January 2017

Hanspeter Schaub Appointed Editor-in-Chief of AIAA's Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets