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

John Blacksten

Associate Fellow to be Named Executive Secretary of National Space Council

July 14, 2017 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) congratulates Dr. Scott Pace on his pending appointment by President Donald Trump to lead the newly reestablished National Space Council. Pace, who currently serves as director of The George Washington University’s Space Policy Institute, has been an AIAA member since 1979. He is an AIAA Associate Fellow and former member of the AIAA Public Policy Committee.

“Scott has devoted his career to space policy, and will bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to this role,” said AIAA Executive Director Sandy Magnus. “We look forward to working with him, Council members, and the Vice President’s office as we strive to maintain our nation’s leadership in the civil, commercial, and national security space sectors.”

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