Category Archives: Announcements
Postponed for Spring 2022: Call for 2021 ATS Abstracts
The 2021 AIAA Houston Section Annual Technical Symposium will occur in November 2021.
We invite you to submit your abstract today!
Important Dates to Remember
Friday, October 29, 2021 – Abstracts due to planning committee
Friday, November 5, 2021 – Abstract authors notified of abstract acceptance
For more information: ATS Co-Chair John Dilorio, firstname.lastname@example.org, ATS Co-Chair Wanda Sigur, email@example.com
See the early warning flyer (PDF) for more information.
Texas High School Aerospace Scholars Applications Accepted Now Through October 21!
BECOME THE NEXT GENERATION OF EXPLORERS!
Texas High School Aerospace Scholars is taking applications
Applications being accepted now through October 21, 2021
- NASA’s High School Aerospace Scholars is an authentic learning experience for Texas high school juniors to
engage with NASA’s mission
and become the next generation of explorers. Like-minded students complete an online curriculum in
exploration and discovery.
- The highest achieving students receive an invitation to a five-day gamified summer experience mentored by
NASA scientists and engineers.
Students work in teams to plan an Artemis-themed mission to the Moon and Mars. Top teams are invited to a
two-day residential experience
at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX.
- The online and summer experience portions are free to
- To learn more and apply, visit the website at:
ASTROCAMP: Free Summer Camp!
June 7-18, 2021
Are you interested in trajectory design in cislunar space?
Learn how trajectory design works in the Earth-Moon system and multi-body gravity fields at ASTROCAMP, an asynchronous series of free, online modules designed for participants who have taken an undergraduate orbital mechanics class but have little or no experience with gravitational multi-body dynamics.
ASTROCAMP will run June 7-18, 2021
register here (for free!)
A series of virtual live events to bring together the ASTROCAMP community!
Please see the flyer below for more information.
Virtual Speaker Luncheon Series: Vanessa E. Wyche
JOIN US FOR OUR UPCOMING LUNCHEON!
Featured Speaker: Vanessa E. Wyche
10 June 2021 12:00 CST
Meeting ID: 990 5181 1785
- Vanessa Wyche was recently named acting director of NASA Johnson Space Center, home of America’s astronaut corps, Mission Control Center, International Space Station, Orion and Gateway programs and its nearly 11,000 civil service and contractor employees. She is responsible for a broad range of human spaceflight activities, such as development and operations of human spacecraft, commercialization of low-Earth orbit and JSC’s role in landing the first woman and first person of color on the surface of the Moon.
- Wyche was most recently deputy director of JSC, a position she held since 2018. Other key leadership positions she has held at NASA include: assistant and acting deputy director of JSC, director of Exploration Integrations and Science Directorate, flight manager of several Shuttle missions and executive officer in the Office of the NASA Administrator, among others. Before joining NASA in 1989, Wyche worked for the Food and Drug Administration in Washington, DC.
- Wyche has received many prestigious awards, including two NASA Outstanding Leadership Medals, two NASA Achievement Medals, and is a “Women at NASA” award recipient. She is a current fellow of the International Women’s Forum.