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  • 1.  December Update: Holiday Party Dec 11

    Posted 01 Dec, 2023 13:51

    Happy Holidays from AIAA NCS!
    You're invited to the AIAA NCS Holiday Party!

    Close out the year with your AIAA National Capital Section! Festive holiday refreshments will be provided, and there will be door prizes for Ugliest Holiday Sweater and Best Aerospace Attire. Event space is limited to the first 30 RSVPs, so please make sure you attend.

    When: Monday December 11, 6:30-8pm

    Where: Lockheed Martin Crystal City

    Address: 2121 Crystal Drive, Arlington VA

    Parking: Free on site. See directions HERE


    5:30-6:30: December Council Business Meeting

    (attendance not required but allowed)

    6:30-8:00: NCS Holiday Party

    8:00: Adjourn, Facility Closes

    RSVP will close at Close of Business on Wed, December 6

    Questions: Contact

    NOTE: This in-person meeting will replace the monthly virtual Council business meeting. If you're interested in the attending the Jan 8 Council Meeting (8-9:30, virtual), please request the link via email.

    UVA Aero Day this Sunday

    If you're in Central Virginia, you're invited to the return of Aero Day hosted by the UVA AIAA Chapter! The event will be Sunday, Dec 3, 11:30-1:30 at Darden Court on campus (914 Emmet St S, Charlottesville, VA). The event is open to all and will feature a guest speaker, student research presentations, aerospace-related crafts for kids, food, music, and more!

    Upcoming National Events

    Successful AIAA YPSE 2023

    Thanks to all who attended the November AIAA Young Professionals, Students and Educators (YPSE) conference, including NCS science fair award winner Ismail Shah. Ismail presented research performed at Oxon Hill High School to an audience including AIAA President Dr. Laura McGill! Participants got to hear many great technical presentations as well as keynotes and a panel with engineering leads from the New Horizons, Parker Solar Probe, DART, and Dragonfly APL missions. If you missed it, be sure to attend next November. Our partners at AIAA Mid-Atlantic are always looking for speakers and sponsors!

    NASM Udvar-Hazy 20th Anniversary This Saturday

    From hands-on activities to special access to the Restoration Hangar to free parking, the National Air and Space Museum is going all out for the 20th anniversary of the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. 10am-2pm.

    More Details


    Michael Barton
    Space Systems Engineer
    a.i. solutions, Inc.
    Washington DC

  • 2.  RE: December Update: Holiday Party Dec 11

    Posted 11 Dec, 2023 08:34

    Ladies and Gentlemen of AIAA,


    Thank you very much for this invitation.  I most appreciate it.


    Yes, I plan to be there tomorrow evening, 11 December 2023.




    David A. Lengyel

    AIAA Senior Member

  • 3.  RE: December Update: Holiday Party Dec 11

    Posted 12 Dec, 2023 09:07

    Sorry I missed this announcement!  Next year!

    William HooFatt
    Sr. ISSM
    Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc.
    Arlington VA