The NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program’s 2013 Spring Symposium will be held at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago, IL on March 12-14, 2013.
All are invited to attend this meeting where our new Phase I Fellows will introduce their research presentations and our Phase II Fellows exhibit poster sessions. Topics will include: Propulsion & Power, Space Debris Removal, NEO Mitigation, Humans in Space & On Planetary Surfaces, Robotics & Space Probes, and Imaging & Communications. Keynote presentations will be given from experts in aeronautics and advanced technologies and further information will be discussed regarding the latest news about NIAC's exciting progress and plans.
The NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) seeks innovative, technically credible advanced concepts that could one day change the possible in aeronautics and space. The development of revolutionary aerospace technologies is critical for our nation to meet its goals, to explore and understand the Earth, our solar system, and the universe. NIAC efforts will improve the Nation's leadership in key research areas, enable far-term capabilities, and spawn innovations that make aeronautics, science, space travel, and exploration more effective, affordable, and sustainable. NIAC is a component of the Space Technology Program within NASA’s Office of the Chief Technologist.