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2019 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference
Portland, ME

The 2019 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, hosted by the American Astronautical Society (AAS) and cohosted by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) will be held August 11 - 15, 2019 at the Westin Portland in Portland, Maine. The conference is organized by the AAS Space Flight Mechanics Committee and the AIAA Astrodynamics Technical Committee.

Abstract and Manuscript Submissions

Abstracts are to be submitted through a web based abstract submittal system. Using the web based system, authors will submit their abstract, author information and preprint before the conference. Authors will also use this site to submit their final manuscript after the conference.

Online Conference Registration

Attendees to the conference are encouraged to utilize the online registration system. Registering online will provide several benefits. You will avoid the lines at the registration table and you will have free access to preprints. Free access to preprints will only be available to people registering through the online system. Registering online will also reduce the workload on the conference organizers.

NOTE: Registration fees are calculated at the time of payment. Beginning the registration process without completing payment may result in a higher fee being charged as applicable based upon the early/late/on-site fee schedule set by the General Chairs.

Attendees may still register in person at the registration table.

Conference Hotel

General Inquiries
The Westin Portland Harborview
157 High Street
Portland, Maine 04101 USA
1 207-775-5411 (voice)
1 866-716-8108(toll-free)

Conference Reservations
Reservation Website
1 207-775-5411 (voice) ... weekdays 7:00am - 6:00pm, Sa 8:00am - 4:00pm, all times EDT
1 866-716-8108 (toll-free)

Additional Information:

The nightly rooms rates are, $170 Single Rate, $170 Double Rate, $190 Triple Rate, $210 Quad Rate


Conference Chairs

AAS General Chair

Dr. Christopher Scott
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
11101 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel, Maryland 20723
(240) 228-5120 Christopher.Scott(AT)

AIAA General Chair

Mr. Brian Hansen
The Aerospace Corporation
Astrodynamics Department, M4-948
2310 E. El Segundo Blvd.
El Segundo, CA 90245-4609
(310) 336-5279 brian.w.hansen(AT)

AAS Technical Chair

Dr. Islam I. Hussein
L3 Applied Defense Solutions
10440 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 600
Columbia, MD 21044
(734) 604-6475 ihussein(AT)

AIAA Technical Chair

Dr. Kenny Horneman
Emergent Space Technologies
7901 Sandy Spring Road, Suite 511
Laurel, MD 20707 2019astroaiaatc(AT)