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33rd AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting,
Austin, Texas, January 15-19 2023

The 33rd AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, hosted by the American Astronautical Society (AAS) and cohosted by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) will be held January 15-19, Austin, Texas. The conference is organized by the AAS Space Flight Mechanics Committee and the AIAA Astrodynamics Technical Committee.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Considerations

The conference organizers have decided to hold the 33rd AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting in person at The LINE Austin hotel in Austin, TX.

Please monitor the conference website for updates on the conference guidelines. We will abide to any applicable local, state, and federal laws.

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 will be opened shortly after the Call for Papers is released.

Online Conference Registration

Registration can be accessed at

Registration Type Early
(On or before Dec 16, 2022)
(After Dec 16, 2022 through Jan 13, 2023)
(After Jan 13, 2023)
Full Registration - Current Member (AAS or AIAA) $750 $850 $950
Full Registration - Non-member, includes one-year AAS membership $850 $950 $1050
Student Registration - Current Member (AAS or AIAA) $450 $550 $650
Student Registration - Non-member, includes one-year AAS membership $495 $595 $695
Retiree Registration - Current Member (AAS or AIAA) $450 $550 $650
Retiree Registration - Non-member, includes one-year AAS membership $500 $600 $700

The online registration system is programmed to accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express credit cards.

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 shown in the above table.

Registration Cancellations and Refunds: The cut-off date for refunds after registration cancellation is Thursday, January 12th.

Social & Offsite Events

There will be a catered welcome reception on Sunday (Jan 15) with food and drinks at the conference hotel.

On Monday, in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, we will have a special panel discussion on diversity and outreach in Astrodynamics (more details to follow). This will be followed by a reception where the John V. Breakwell Student Paper Awards will be presented.

Each evening we will help organize groups of participants to go out and explore the local Austin music and food scene. There are dozens of music venues within walking distance of the hotel and hundreds of food options, from BBQ to TexMex to Thai, and everything in between. We will have a curated list of music venues and eating establishments to help guide all attendees, as well as sign-up sheets for groups to form.

The receptions on Sunday and Monday are included with every registration (Full, Student, and Retiree).

You can purchase additional tickets for your guest to attend all of the receptions (Sunday and Monday) during the online registration process as follows:

1x extra Reception ticket (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday) $125
2x extra Reception tickets (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday) $250

Conference Hotel

General Inquiries
The LINE Austin Hotel
111 East Cesar Chavez
Austin, Texas 78701 USA
Phone:+1 512-478-9611

Conference Reservations
Online reservation link for AAS/AIAA 2023 Space Flight Mechanics Meeting

Important Information for Attendees Checking out on Thursday, January 19th
Please note that the GPD rate room block at The LINE Austin hotel is filled for the night of January 18th at this time.
The LINE is offering additional available rooms at a discounted rate of $219/night + tax for that night to our group.

If your travel plans have you checking out on the 19th of January, please first make a reservation at the above link for the time period between January 15th-18th, and then email Max James ( at The LINE Austin to request a room for Wednesday night, January 18, at the revised rate for that night only.

Conference Chairs

AAS General Chair

Dr. Daniel J. Scheeres
University of Colorado Boulder

AIAA General Chair

Dr. Rohan Sood
The University of Alabama

AAS Technical Chair

Dr. Sonia Hernandez
Continuum Space Systems

AIAA Technical Chair

Dr. Donghoon Kim
University of Cincinnati

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