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  • Interns' Notebook
    Interns' Notebook

    By Nathan Wasserman, AIAA Alexander R. Norris Space View Intern, and Samantha Walters, AIAA Alexander R. Norris Space View Intern.   More...

  • Headlines from SciTech 2015
    Headlines from SciTech 2015

    Learn about the latest happenings at AIAA SciTech 2015...   More...

  • Virgin Galactic Poised to Soar Again and Open Space for All
    Virgin Galactic Poised to Soar Again and Open Space for All

    9 January 2015, 12:15 p.m.
    George T. Whitesides, chief executive officer of Virgin Galactic (VG) and The Spaceship Company, addressed today’s plenary session of the AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (SciTech 2015), telling the audience that...   More...

  • The Future is Autonomy
    The Future is Autonomy

    9 January, 11:15 a.m.
    The future of controlled flight is an autonomous one according to a Forum 360 panel held Thursday afternoon at the AIAA Science and Technology Forum (AIAA SciTech 2015). This is especially true when it comes to unmanned aerial systems (UAS)...   More...

  • Aerospace Vehicle Technology Trends Panel – Forum 360 Coverage
    Aerospace Vehicle Technology Trends Panel – Forum 360 Coverage

    8 January 2015, 3:30 p.m.
    AIAA hosted a panel on aerospace vehicle technology trends that gave a big picture view of where different segments of the industry see room for advancement with the vehicles they are designing.   More...

  • Diversity: It’s What Will Drive Aerospace Forward
    Diversity: It’s What Will Drive Aerospace Forward

    8 January 2014, 12:45 p.m.
    “Improving diversity in the aerospace community, and closing the existing educational achievement gap between whites and minorities would boost the American economy by $2.3 trillion dollars by 2050,” Wesley Harris, the Charles Stark Draper Professor...   More...

  • Advanced Manufacturing Reshaping Design
    Advanced Manufacturing Reshaping Design

    7 January 2014, 2:15 p.m.
    Advanced manufacturing has become increasingly important to how aerospace systems are designed and to the viability of the aerospace engineering industry as a whole.   More...

  • The Future of Design: Unleash the Creativity!
    The Future of Design: Unleash the Creativity!

    7 January 2015, 11:15 a.m.
    While unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), composite materials, distributed propulsion systems and higher bypass engines will eventually change the future of aerospace vehicle design, the fundamentals of design will remain the same according to this morning’s plenary...   More...

  • Dryden Lecture in Research
    Dryden Lecture in Research

    6 January 2015, 8:45 p.m.
    A loud buzzing sound was heard in the Osceola Ballroom, and it wasn’t an issue with the AV equipment: it was an example of aircraft noise during Professor Dame Ann P. Dowling’s Dryden Lecture in Research at the AIAA SciTech 2015 forum.   More...

  • Big Data Analytics
    Big Data Analytics

    6 January, 4:45 p.m.
    Big Data has been a hot topic in the information and computing world in recent years, and on Tuesday, AIAA hosted a Forum 360 panel..   More...

  • Aerospace Engineers Must Become More Business Savvy
    Aerospace Engineers Must Become More Business Savvy

    6 January 2015, 2:30 p.m.
    Industry experts gathered Tuesday morning at AIAA SciTech 2015 in Kissimmee, FL, to discuss some of the significant changes that have taken place in the defense acquisition market over the past 10 years...   More...

  • International Cooperation Is Good for What Ails U.S. Defense Efforts
    International Cooperation Is Good for What Ails U.S. Defense Efforts

    6 January, 11:15 a.m.
    “The United States (U.S.) faces an incredible array of challenges: North Korea, nuclear proliferation, Al-Qaeda, Syria, Iran, cybersecurity, Putin’s Russia, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, and Ebola, to name a few,” James N. Miller...   More...

  • Climate Change and National Security
    Climate Change and National Security

    5 January 2015, 5:45 p.m.
    Climate change and national security might not seem to be the most directly linked topics, but AIAA held a Forum 360 panel to discuss how the military might prepare for rising sea levels...   More...

  • Public Service An Opportunity to “Help the Future”
    Public Service An Opportunity to “Help the Future”

    5 January 2014, 4:00 p.m.
    “The call to do public service can involve more than the job assigned and should be seen as an opportunity to help the future,” said Michael W. Wynne, former secretary of the Air Force and senior advisor to the president of The Stevens Institute, during Monday afternoon’s Durand Lecture on Public Policy...   More...

  • Technology Roadmaps Pave the Way to Our Future
    Technology Roadmaps Pave the Way to Our Future

    5 January 2014, 3:45 p.m.
    A panel discussion earlier today at the AIAA Science and Technology Forum 2015 (AIAA SciTech 2015) stressed the importance of technology and science roadmaps. From laying out concrete metrics to establishing firm foundations...   More...

  • Samanta-Roy Discusses Importance of Partnership in Technology Advancement
    Samanta-Roy Discusses Importance of Partnership in Technology Advancement

    5 January 2015, 10:45 a.m.
    Solid partnerships “between government, academia and industry, will be critical to shaping the future policies that will allow the United States to thrive in an increasingly chaotic global arena,” Robie Samanta-Roy, vice president of technology and innovation...   More...

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