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20th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting,
San Diego, California

The 2010 Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, hosted by the American Astronautical Society (AAS) and cohosted by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) will be held in San Diego, CA February 14-17, 2010. 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. The abstract submittal system can be accessed by clicking on Abstract and Manuscript Submission. If you have problems submitting an abstract or have questions about how to use the abstract site please contact one of the technical chairmen listed below.

Online Conference Registration

Attendees to the conference are encouraged to utilize the online registration system. Click on Online Conference Registration. 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.

The online registration system is programmed to accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express credit cards. The conference registration site will begin accepting registrations for this conference on November 1, 2009.

Attendees may still register in person at the registration table.

In order to encourage early registration, we have implemented the following conference registration rate structure: Register by 15 Jan 2010 and save $50!

Category Early Registration (through 15 Jan 2010) Late Registration
Full - AAS or AIAA Member $510 $560
Full - Non-member $595 $645
Retired* $130 $180
Student* $130 $180
Special Event Guest Ticket $50 $50
Special Event Child Ticket (4-12 yrs) $25 $25

The receptions are included for all registrants. The Tuesday night Special Event is included only for Full registration fees. The Special Event is free for children under the age of 4. On-site sales of special event tickets will be limited.

The Special Event on Tuesday will be held at the San Diego Zoo. Included with the event is admission to the Zoo on Tuesday after 4pm. The Event starts at 5pm with drinks and an animal show. Full dinner starts at 6pm. The event is tented in case of inclement weather.

Conference Information

The conference will be held at the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley. To reserve your room please go to the hotel reservation page. The group code for the conference room rate is aasaasa. The conference room rate is $146 per night plus applicable taxes. The cutoff date for the conference room rate is January 22, 2010.

Conference Chairmen

AAS General Chair

Dr. Aaron Trask
Apogee Integration
11654 Plaza America Drive, #634
Reston, Virginia 20190
(703) 808-0609

AIAA General Chair

Mr. James K. Miller
19265 Braemore Road
Northridge, CA 91326
(818) 488-1873

AAS Technical Chair

Dr. Daniele Mortari
Associate Professor
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Texas A&M University
611C H.R. Bright Building
Ross Street - 3141 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-3141
979-845-0734 (Voice)
979-845-6051 (Fax)

AIAA Technical Chair

Dr. Thomas Starchville, Jr.
The Aerospace Corporation
M/S: CH4-500
15049 Conference Center Drive
Chantilly, Virginia 20151
(571) 307-4203 (voice)
(571) 307-4317 (fax)