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Associate Membership

Whether you actively work in aerospace or are simply interested in the profession, you can play a part in shaping the future of the industry. How? Because AIAA Associate Membership opens the door to the connections, resources, and expert insights you need to make a difference. From networking events with industry leaders to professional development opportunities to cutting-edge research and the latest news, you’ll have access to everything you need to fuel your passion — and aspirations. As the largest technical society dedicated to aerospace, there’s a place for you in our global community. 

Who Qualifies for Associate Membership?


AIAA associate members work or are interested in the aerospace profession but DO NOT hold a science or engineering degree, or professional qualifications through professional experience in aeronautics or astronautics.


Associate Member Benefits

For just $135 a year, you’ll get comprehensive access to:


The Latest Industry News

AIAA Daily Launch keeps you up to date on what’s new in the world of aerospace. 

Gravity-Defying Ideas

Check out our visually stunning digital and print membership magazine, Aerospace America, packed with inspiring industry insights.

Discounts on AIAA Forums

Save on AIAA forums and professional development seminars that provide you with the opportunity to network with your fellow members, industry executives, and other influential aerospace professionals.

Explore Additional Benefits

Expand Your Network
Dive Deeper Into the Industry

The Global Aerospace Community
Connect with the community online and discuss the latest happenings in aerospace through AIAA Engage.

Local Meetups
Link up with other AIAA members and industry gurus in Local Section Events near you.

Volunteering Opportunities
Help drive the industry forward by volunteering and getting involved in AIAA programs, committees, and events. 

Leadership Development
Explore opportunities to present your technical papers and research through our technical programs.

Get great deals on books, journals, standards, and technical papers.

Discounted Subscription Rates
Expand your news beyond AIAA with savings on Aviation Week and Space Technology.

Spotlight on Success

See how an AIAA membership has helped aeronautical engineer Emma Chao navigate her career.