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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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Partner Organizations

AIAA strives to be the primary society representing U.S. aerospace professional and technical interests in a collaborative, global technical forum. In order to accomplish this objective, AIAA partners with similar societies in other countries to exchange information and organize activities of interest to their members.

AIAA has active collaborations with the following societies:

In addition, AIAA is a member of international organizations that bring together the aerospace community to discuss topics of global interest and to develop programs to benefit the community:

International Astronautical Federation (IAF)
The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is an international non-governmental and non-profit organization. The Federation encourages the advancement of knowledge about space and the development and application of space assets for the benefit of humanity. It plays an important role in disseminating information, and in providing a significant worldwide network of experts in the development and utilization of space. The IAF has members in 48 countries and the membership is rapidly evolving, including nearly 200 organizations. For a list of honors and awards, visit AIAA members are strongly encouraged to nominate AIAA members if qualified.

International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS)
ICAS is a non-governmental, non-profit scientific organization that was established in 1957 to encourage the free interchange of information on aeronautical subjects. The recognized National Associations/Societies of the world dedicated to the advancement of the science and engineering of aviation or of aviation and space are eligible for membership in ICAS and full participation in its activities. ICAS today numbers 32 societies from as many countries. For a list of honors and awards, visit AIAA members are strongly encouraged to nominate AIAA members if qualified.

For more information about AIAA’s international activities and partnerships, please email