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2021 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference,
Big Sky, MT, August 8-12 2021

The 2021 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 8-12, 2021 at the Big Sky Resort in Big Sky, Montana. 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.

Attendees may still register in person at the registration table.

Conference Hotel

Big Sky Resort
50 Big Sky Resort Rd
Big Sky, MT 59716

Conference Reservations
A block of rooms is available on a first come/first served basis at the government per diem rate of $225 plus taxes/fees per night for single occupancy ($10 per night per additional occupant.) To reserve a room at these rates, use the direct link: or call Big Sky Central Reservations toll-free at (800) 548-4486. Select Option 2 and reference the AAS Summer Meeting.

Conference Chairmen

AAS General Chair

Dr. Diane Davis
a.i. solutions, Inc.

AIAA General Chair

Dr. Marcus Holzinger
University of Colorado

AAS Technical Chair

Dr. Paul Thompson
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

AIAA Technical Chair

Dr. Craig McLaughlin
University of Kansas