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Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium


The Future Space Leaders Foundation (FSLF) is pleased to announce the 2016 Future Space Leaders Grant Program providing opportunities for U.S. graduate students and young professionals pursuing space- and satellite-related careers to participate in the 67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Guadalajara, Mexico, September 26 – September 30, 2016.

U.S. graduate students and young professionals between the ages of 21 and 35 as of January 1, 2016, are encouraged to apply. Applicants must also apply to present a paper in an IAC technical/poster session and/or to serve as a panelist at the IAC Next Generation Plenary; success in the grant competition will require acceptance in at least one of these venues. A number of Grant Recipients will be selected to participate in the 2016 FSLF Grant Program.

Applications must be submitted by May 15, 2016.

A coalition of 13 space organizations has release a white paper titled: “Ensuring U.S. Leadership in Space.”

The White paper calls attention to the need for the next administration and Congress to make space exploration and use a policy priority.  It proposes solutions to four challenges facing the U.S. space exploration and use enterprise: unpredictable budgeting, foreign competition, the hostile space environment and workforce trends.

The Coalitionwas  led by: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), Commercial Spaceflight Federation, and the Space Foundation, with members: Aerospace Industries Association, Aerospace States Association, American Astronautical Society, Coalition for Deep Space Exploration, Colorado Space Coalition, Satellite Industry Association, Silicon Valley Space Business Roundtable, Space Angels Network, Space Florida, and the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space.

Space Times

Latest issue of Space Times:
Volume 55, Issue 2, March/April 2016


The Journal of the Astronautical Sciences is available online.

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