69th International Astronautical Congress in Bremen, Germany

NASA announces its intent to participate in the 69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) and requests that full-time U.S. graduate students attending U.S. universities respond to this “Call for Abstracts.”

The IAC is the largest space-related conference world-wide and selects an average of 1000 scientific papers every year. The upcoming IAC will be held October 1-5, 2017 in Bremen, Germany.

Abstracts must fit into one of the following IAC categories:

* Science and Exploration: Systems sustaining missions, including life, microgravity, space exploration, space debris and Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI)

* Applications and Operations: On-going and future operational applications, including earth observation, communication, navigation, human space endeavors and small satellites

* Technology: Common technologies to space systems including astrodynamics, structures, power and propulsion

* Infrastructure: Systems sustaining space missions including space system transportation, future systems and safety

* Space and Society: Interaction of space with society including education, policy and economics, history and law

Submit your abstract to NASA at: https://iac.nasaprs.com by 11:59 PM EST on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.

Submit your abstract to the IAF at: http://www.iafastro.net by Wednesday, February 28, 2018 (11:59:00 CET).