AIAA - The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

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I have attended several AIAA conferences as a trailing spouse, which is a terrible name. I don’t know anyone else at the conference other than my spouse, who is at meetings and papers during the day. I would enjoy the opportunity to meet and network with other trailing spouses. I sat by the pool at the recent Orlando conference and observed several trailing spouses hanging out. I spoke to several and they would also like an opportunity to meet others. Not asking for much how about a small room and a spot in the program on the first morning of the conference? Sell as a family friendly thing and more people want to attend! Just my thought, hope someone else reads this post! 😊 Thank you
Please join us Sunday January 19th for the Celebration of Life for Harry Himelblau. Flyer attached. If you would like to share a memory click on the link. The Planetary Society donations in lieu of flowers. Thank you for sharing your memories the family appreciates it.
Thank you AIAA Foundation for sponsoring our FLL team. Special mention to Ms. Felicia Livingston. Our team won the Core Values award and advancing to the Louisiana State Championships.
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Shaping the Future of Aerospace

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is nearly 30,000 engineers and scientists, and 95 corporate members, from 91 countries who are dedicated to advancing the global aerospace profession. The world’s largest aerospace technical society, the Institute convenes five yearly forums; publishes books, technical journals, and Aerospace America; hosts a collection of 160,000 technical papers; develops and maintains standards; honors and celebrates achievement; and advocates on policy issues. AIAA serves aerospace professionals around the world—who are shaping the future of aerospace—by providing the tools, insights, and collaborative exchanges to advance the state of the art in engineering and science for aviation, space, and defense. For more information, visit, or follow us on Twitter @AIAA.

Mission: AIAA's mission is to inspire and advance the future of Aerospace for the benefit of humanity.

Airbus reveals futuristic blended wing aircraft design

The design promises to cut fuel consumption by up to 20%.

Airbus #AiaaAviation✈️ Following a series of secret tests, Airbus has revealed a futuristic "blended wing" aircraft design that promises to cut fuel consumption up to 20%.

Last Chance to Submit an Abstract ❗️

Abstracts for the 2020 #AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum are due TODAY, Tuesday, 11 February, 2000 hrs ET, USA. Join the list of respected industry experts by presenting and publishing at the forum. #AiaaPropEnergy

Safe flying demonstration at @autonomyincubator

Full size 3D printed nacelle at @nasa_langley #NASAsocial

Storm helps plane beat transatlantic flight record

Despite traveling faster than the speed of sound, it did not break the sound barrier while going from New York to London in under five hours #avgeek✈️ The BA Boeing 747-436 reached speeds of 825 mph in the jet stream accelerated by Storm Ciara.

Register Now for #AIAA Congressional Visits Day 🇺🇸 The 23rd annual CVD program will take place Wednesday, 18 March, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Join AIAA members in advocating for aerospace. #AiaaCVD

No One Can Explain Why Planes Stay in the Air

There are a lot of explanations, but none of them are complete in isolation.

Several #AIAA members are mentioned in this story! 🚨Scientific American Do recent explanations solve the mysteries of aerodynamic lift?

Mathematicians Prove Universal Law of Turbulence

Batchelor's Law has been proven.
via Quanta Magazine By exploiting randomness, three mathematicians have proved an elegant law that underlies the chaotic motion of turbulent systems.

The February 2020 issue of AEROSPACE AMERICA is live - Featuring work at University of Maryland on morphing wings inspired by the shape of a fish. 🐟🎣🐟 #3Dprinting

Designers of hypersonic vehicles need to be confident that unsteady flows around their vehicles won’t produce damaging vibrations. ⚠️ AEROSPACE AMERICA featured a researcher studying this in the January 2020 issue: Katya Casper at Sandia National Labs. Article:

Attention students! 🚨🚨🚨 The deadline for #AIAA scholarship and graduate award applications is TOMORROW, 31 January. Submit your application now: Awards range from $500 - 10,000.

#AIAA is a proud supporter of the GoFly Prize. The much-anticipated culmination of this unique global competition is the GoFly Final Fly Off at Moffett Federal Airfield. Details: #GoFlyPrize

Voting is open in the 2020 #AIAA Election - Cast your vote for openings on the AIAA Council of Directors by 1500 ET on 21 February, 2020. #AIAAElection🗳️

The ISS is to get a new commercial habitable module (and it might be pretty cozy)

It will be attached to the International Space Station in 2024

ASCEND NASA has selected Houston-based Axiom Space to build and deploy a habitable module that will be attached to the International Space Station in the second half of 2024, it announced this week.Why?

ASCEND – 16-18 November 2020
Las Vegas, NV ASCEND - Accelerating Space Commerce, Exploration, and New Discovery
Call for Content – open through 17 March 2020
Submit an Abstract for a Technical Paper or Session #ascendspace #AIAA

NEW! 🆕🆕🆕 - 2020 #AIAA IEEE EATS Student Design Competition - Electric 🔋 Aircraft Design Challenge #AiaaPropEnergy

The Boeing Company

The Boeing Company had a successful first flight today for the #777X✈

The first Boeing #777X is in flight. After a few hours of flying, the jet will land at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington.

Track the flight here:

We're hiring! Market Research Analyst #AIAA #careers #reston

Students: Looking to present your research while making professional connections and friendships in your area? Find an #AIAA Regional Student Conference near you and submit an abstract!

ASCEND – 16-18 November 2020
Las Vegas, NV
ASCEND with AIAA - Accelerating Space Commerce, Exploration, and New Discovery
Call for Content – open through 17 March 2020
Submit an Abstract for a Technical Paper or Session
Options include: Workshops, town hall discussions, panels, debates, and more

SpaceX plans to destroy a rocket Saturday in a key test of its spacecraft’s emergency abort system

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration will broadcast the test on its website, with coverage set to begin at 7:45 a.m. EST Saturday. The four-hour launch window opens at 8 a.m. Elon Musk, founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX. (John Raoux/AP)By Christian Davenport Christian DavenportReporter covering the defense and space industriesEmailBioFollowJanuary 17, 2020 at 3:31 PM ESTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX plans to destroy a rocket booster here Saturday morning in wha...

Register Now for #AIAA Congressional Visits Day 🇺🇸 The 23rd annual CVD program will take place Wednesday, 18 March, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Join AIAA members in advocating for aerospace. #AiaaCVD

January AEROSPACE AMERICA: Testing vortex generators that get out of the way ✈️

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The US Wants to Intimidate China with Hypersonics, Once It Solves the Physics

What puzzles are left to be solved with hypersonics? Defense One offers some clues The U.S. is pressing ahead with new missiles, but questions remain about engineering, tactics, and even geopolitics.

Photos from the 2020 #AIAA SciTech Forum in Orlando, FL have been posted on Flickr: #AiaaSciTech

#AIAA is excited to announce a new #STEM program in partnership with @blueorigin. Design/Build/Launch will inspire high school students as they compete to win a chance to fly their experiment to space on a New Shepard rocket. 🚀 Get involved: #AiaaSTEM

Forum 360: Idea Challenge with Rising Leaders at #AiaaSciTech Forum

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 #AIAA Associate Fellows ✨

When movies make airplane fanatics cringe

Unsurprisingly, Hollywood takes some creative liberties with aviation... 🍿 Hollywood movie and television directors typically employ technical advisers, such as historians, retired police officers and firefighters and other subject matter experts to to help them get the many minute details right on big budget blockbusters. But do they employ airline experts, like pilots an...

We're LIVE! 📺 Watch sessions from #AiaaSciTech Forum on Vimeo Livestream:

Sign up here to get notified when the Vimeo Livestream broadcast of the 2020 #AIAA SciTech Forum is available ⏯ #AiaaSciTech

View select sessions from #AiaaSciTech Forum LIVE:

The Air Force Redesigned Santa’s Sleigh for Hypersonic Speed

A more efficient way to travel the world in 24 hours 🎄🎅🎁 No room for Rudolph on this Hypersleigh.

Happy Holidays from #AIAA! 🎄🎅❄

Hopefully Santa's charts are up-to-date for tomorrow's adventure. Just in case, we'll share his North Pole approach that is always current!

Year in Review: The Bell Flight V-280 Valor tilt-rotor demonstrator achieved 300 knots true air speed. ⏱👨‍✈️☁️

To Colonize Space Or Not To Colonize: That Is The Question (For All Of Us)

ASCEND Guiding Coalition member Fred Kennedy shares his thoughts on space settlement in Forbes. As multiple nations prep to land vessels on the moon, and as billionaires race to launch passengers and satellites into orbit, it’s time to sit down as a species and debate whether our future will involve opening the solar system to economic development, or if we should eschew outward expansion.

The first powered, controlled, sustained airplane flight in history occurred on this date in 1903 near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. This iconic photo shows the Wright Flyer just after takeoff. #WrightBrothersDay #avgeek

We're hiring: K-12 Education Program Manager 📝 #AiaaSTEM

Designing The Next Spacesuit

ASCEND Guiding Coalition member Dava Newman was interviewed by 90.7 WFME radio in Orlando, FL - #AIAA is designing the conference of the future. For future missions to the moon or Mars, astronauts are going to need a new suit. Engineers like MIT’s Dava Newman are hard at work -- but it’s a big ask. Designing a suit that protects astronauts while still allowing them the mobility to work in space or on another planet is tough.

PRESS RELEASE: #AIAA-sponsored High School Students’ Experiment Launched to Space by Blue Origin New Shepherd Rocket 🚀 Higher Orbits #NS12

Harbour Air’s all-electric seaplane makes its first flight, sparking a quiet buzz in B.C.

Harbour Air Seaplanes and MagniX have been building up to the milestone for months. #AiaaAviation✈️ The cheers seemed louder than the motor when Harbour Air’s all-electric seaplane made its first flight over the Fraser River, marking a milestone for zero-emission propulsion.

AEROSPACE AMERICA #YearInReview - 2019 marked several milestones in aerospace, including the first all-woman spacewalk and a day when nearly every trackable aircraft in the world was in use according to #AIAA

Come work for us! #AIAA is hiring a Director of Human Resources:
With nearly 30,000 individual members from 91 countries and 95 corporate members, AIAA is the world’s largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession.

The Air Force Research Laboratory - AFRL is exploring designs for morphing missiles that would adjust their shapes in flight to provide aerodynamic benefits. Learn about shape memory technology in the December issue of Aerospace America. #AIAA

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