2006 Annual Technical Symposium

ATS 2006 logoTheme: Human and Robotic Space Exploration Past, Present, & Future

May 19, 2006 (Friday)
Gilruth Center, NASA/JSC

A Special Thanks to Boeing Creative Services for the 2006 ATS logo


  • EADS AStrium North America
  • MEI Technologies
  • ATEC


  • Shuttle Retirement
  • Sustaining ISS Beyond 2010
  • Space Operations
  • Robotics Missions
  • Aerospace Technology
  • CEV & CLV
  • Moon, Mars & Beyond
  • Commercial Crew/Cargo Transportation


  • 07:45 Registration $10.00(Open All Day)
  • 08:15 Kickoff Speech: Speaker/Topic
  • 09:00 Morning Sessions
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 12:45 Luncheon Speech: Speaker/Topic
  • 13:30 Afternoon Sessions
  • 16:30 End of Symposium

Symposium Plans

  • Registration All Day at The Gilruth Center
  • $5 Registration for Paper Presenters.
  • $10 Registration for Attendees.
  • Free Continental Breakfast, Compliments from our sponsors, provided in the Alamo Ballroom during registration.
  • Reserve online in advance or pay at the Door(Cash or Check).
    • Reservations in advance include a lunch buffet.
    • Buffet includes vegetarian option.
  • Advance registration is requested
  • Submit abstracts for presenters
    • Presentations will be limited to 30 minutes
    • Only abstracts will be published (to streamline organization approval). Presenters have the option to publish the presentation online after the symposium. Important [ All materials must be cleared through the appropriate export compliance processes prior to the Symposium, please check with the appropriate authorities and allow enough time for processing.]
    • Submit any technical information with posters for review and approval.
    • One Windows laptop to be available in each room for presenters. (Acceptable Medias: CD, Flash/Thumb drive)
    • Speakers have the option to use their own laptop
    • Delivery of presentations expected at the registration desk
    • See deadline for abstract submission.
  • AIAA membership and JSC badging not required.
  • No Gilruth badging is required – ATS is open to public.
  • No paper required –
  • All are encouraged to attend or present, including university professors, NASA/JSC personnel, and NASA/JSC contractors

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