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.

2020 AIAA SSTC Houston Section Middle School Essay Contest Winner

Congrats Sashi Kulatilaka!

Congratulations, Sashi Kulatilaka from College Station Middle School! Your vivid and eloquent narrative of the possibilities to come in the next half-century has been selected as the 1st place winner of the Houston Section. The essay advanced to the AIAA Space Systems Technical Committee’s national level contest, but did not place. Regardless, the Houston Section is very proud of the submission and wishes Ms. Kulatilaka much success and hopes to see futuristic visions outlined in this essay materialize.

Inspire College and K-12 Students!

With a focus on research about sustainability, Student Payload Opportunity with Citizen Science (SPOCS) is seeking help from NASA civil servant or contractors.

Items to get involved with include:

  • Subject matter expert to present a webinar on sustainability research (Sustainability webinar is set for Feb. 26 from 5-6 pm)
  • Technical reviewers to score proposals for merit of experiment (expected commitment is about 5 hours in the month of April)
  • Mentors for selected student teams (expected commitment is 2-5 hours a month from June 2020 – Feb. 2021)

Please find attached a flyer for the help being requested.

To help in any of the these roles, reach out to Scott Black, Education Coordinator here.

Let us continue to provide invaluable support to the youth and the future of STEM!

DeBakey High School 2020 Scientific Symposium

Engage with high school students to inspire future professionals and share your experiences!

Friday, February 14, 2020

8:35 am – 10:00 am, 10:10 am – 11:45 am

DeBakey High School

2545 Pressler Houston, TX 77030

This is an opportunity to describe your work, career pathway, and professional experiences.

If you are able to present, please complete and return the following RSVP form.

Let us continue to provide invaluable support to the youth and the future of STEM!

Register for ATS and Engineers as Educators Today!

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Houston Section, in collaboration with the Human Systems Integration (HSI) Employee Resource Group, is proud to host the 2017 Annual Technical Symposium (ATS) on Friday, May 5, at 8 a.m. at the Gilruth Center. Come hear presenters discuss their work while networking with others in the AIAA and HSI community.

It’s $20 for AIAA members and $25 for non-AIAA members.

A lunch buffet is included in the registration cost. Continental breakfast (including coffee) will be provided in the Gilruth Alamo Ballroom during registration.

Engineers as Educators Workshop

The Engineers as Educators Workshop will teach you to inspire students about the marvels of aerospace engineering. Share your passion in a manner students can relate to. Register now for the Engineers as Educators Workshop, and you’ll walk away armed with the tools to help plan and execute powerful experiences and excite the next generation of engineers. This event will be during the AIAA Annual Technical Symposium, but needs to be registered for separately on the registration Web page. It is a FREE event, and symposium registration is not required.


Register for one or both events on the event page or the Eventbrite page.