70th INTERNATIONAL ASTRONAUTICAL CONGRESS 2019 21–25 October 2019 Washington, D.C.

About AIAA

AIAA is excited and proud to host the 70th International Astronautical Congress in Washington, D.C. Our commitment to fostering the future of space exploration and technology is unrivaled, and we look forward to making the Congress a resounding success.

AIAA Staff  

AIAA is a founding member of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and has served as IAC host in 1961, 1968, 1976, 1982, and 2002. The Institute convened the World Space Congress in 1992 and 2002; served as co-organizer of the 2012 Global Space Exploration Conference with the IAF; and organizes five annual forums, including the AIAA Space and Astronautics Forum.

Our long-standing membership in, and partnership with, the IAF ensures the teamwork necessary for success. With 30,000 individual members from 88 countries and 95 corporate members, AIAA will put our experience in hosting and coordinating international gatherings to work for you, doing all we can to make IAC 2019 a remarkable event for all who attend!


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