By Simone D'Amico September 24, 2017
Effective January 1, 2018, Prof. Simone D'Amico has been elected member of the Space-Flight Mechanics Technical Committee (TC) of the American Astronautical Society (AAS). AAS is the premier network of current and future space professionals dedicated to advancing all space activities. Founded in 1954, AAS has long been recognized for the excellence of its national meetings, technical meetings, symposia and publications and for their impact on shaping the U.S. space program. Members have opportunities to meet with leaders in their field and in related disciplines, exchange information and ideas, discuss career aspirations and expand their knowledge and expertise. Each year the AAS' Space-Flight Mechanics Technical Committee organizes and hosts two conferences, the Space Flight Mechanics Meeting in the Winter and the Astrodynamics Specialist Conference in the Summer. Both conferences are co-sponsored by the AIAA Astrodynamics Technical Committee.