Upcoming Events

PLUTO – New Horizon’s Voyage to Pluto and Beyond
Location:
Canberra: HC Coombs Theatre, HC Coombs Building 8a, Australian National University Coombes Close, Acton, ACT
Sydney: Mathews Theatre A Mathews Theatres (D23), UNSW Sydney, UNSW
Time: 1 Aug, 6:15pm in Canberra and 3 Aug, 6:30pm in Sydney
Description: Launched January 19, 2006, the New Horizons mission had one goal as it ventured into the solar system – answer questions about Pluto, its moons and Kuiper Belt objects. Fast forward 9.5 years and over 5 billion kilometres, on July 14, 2015, New Horizons flew 12,500 km above the surface of Pluto, making it the first spacecraft to explore the dwarf planet. From mountains to moons and flowing ices on Pluto, the discoveries so far have been amazing.
Speakers:
- Dr. Alan Stern - Principal Investigator, New Horizons Mission
- Michael Vincent - Payload Systems Engineer, New Horizons Mission
This is a FREE event and all are welcome. Please note however that tickets are strictly limited and registration is essential
Tickets and Information: Canberra Tickets and Sydney Tickets
IAC (International Astronautical Congress) - Call for Papers is Open
Description: Submit your abstract and contribute to the 68th IAC programme
Information: http://www.iafastro.org/international-astronautical-congress-2017-call-for-abstracts-now-open/

AIAA Sydney Section

In February 1998, the Sydney Section, Australia, was chartered as the first AIAA Section outside of the USA. The Section encompasses all AIAA members in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, and the Section Council is currently based in Canberra, ACT.

The Sydney Section welcomes new members - both students and professionals. To find out more about the benefits of AIAA membership, or to join online, visit www.aiaa.org.

We want to hear from you!

Please don't hesitate to contact the Section Council if you have any ideas on how we can deliver even better value to our members.


Announcements

PLUTO – New Horizon’s Voyage to Pluto and Beyond 22 Jul 2017

Launched January 19, 2006, the New Horizons mission had one goal as it ventured into the solar system – answer questions about Pluto, its moons and Kuiper Belt objects. Come hear a presentation from Dr. Alan Stern (Principal Investigator, New Horizons Mission) and Michael Vincent (Payload Systems Engineer, New Horizons Mission).
This is a FREE event and all are welcome. Please note however that tickets are strictly limited and registration is essential
Information: Canberra Tickets and Sydney Tickets

MH370: Search for the vanished (AIAA Members Only) 28 Nov 2016

Join the AIAA Canberra committee for our exclusive 'members and guests only' end-of-year event at the ATSB, where MH370 investigators discuss the techniques used to define the search area and the challenges of this truly unique investigation. We invite all guests to join us for dinner following the presentation at BentSpoke pub in Braddon, with the first drink on us!
Information: https://searchforthevanished.eventbrite.com.au/

IAC (International Astronautical Congress) - Call for Papers is Open 28 Nov 2016

Submit your abstract and contribute to the 68th IAC programme.
Information: http://www.iafastro.org/international-astronautical-congress-2017-call-for-abstracts-now-open/

Member Milestone - 25 Years with the AIAA 22 Aug 2016

We would like to recognise two of our members for reaching a great milestone with the AIAA. They have both reached 25 of AIAA Membership this month.

Congratulations to Russell and Kevin for a great achievement.


Past Events

 2016. AIAA Sydney Section