Technical Workshop Calendar


Manufacturing Problem Prevention Program (MP3)

October 6, 2015 — The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA

The MP3 meeting enables an exchange of information between Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, and the contractor community on ways to prevent problems and minimize schedule and cost impacts on space programs.

NSISC Space INFOSEC Technical Information Exchange

Oct. 20-22, 2015 — The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA

The annual forum includes government agencies, military organizations, space program office representatives, and industry, who present recent space information assurance and space information systems security (INFOSEC) developments, organizational changes, processes, production, deployment, and operational activities.

Aerospace Testing Seminar

October 27-29, 2015 — Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel, Los Angeles, CA

The Aerospace Testing Seminar (ATS) provides a forum to communicate and exchange knowledge for the improvement and implementation of aerospace testing technology. A full day of pre-seminar tutorials will be offered on October 26.

U.S. Space Program Mission Assurance Summit

November 19-20, 2015 — The Aerospace Corporation Corona Conference Center, Chantilly, VA

The strategic intent of the summit is to create an environment that will deliver 100 percent mission success. The goal is to identify actions to effect immediate improvements in government and industry essential practices, and to identify long-term recommendations to enhance U.S. space program mission success.

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Ground System Architectures Workshop

Feb. 29-March 3, 2016 — Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel, Los Angeles, CA

The Ground System Architectures Workshop (GSAW), now in its 20th year, provides a forum for the world’s spacecraft ground system experts to collaborate with other ground system users, developers, and researchers through tutorials, presentations, working groups, panel discussions, and a poster session. More information, including past presentations, is available at

Spacecraft Thermal Control Workshop

March 22-24, 2016 — The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA

The Spacecraft Thermal Control Workshop, now in its 27th year, provides the aerospace community a forum to share new technology developments, analytical techniques, and lessons learned in spacecraft thermal control. The companion 20th Workshop on Thermophysics in Microgravity will be held on Monday, March 21.

Space Power Workshop

April 18-21, 2016 — Manhattan Beach Marriott, Manhattan Beach, CA

The Space Power Workshop provides an informal, unclassified, international forum for the exchange of ideas and information on space power. Technical presentations on advances in both components and system concepts are presented.


Spacecraft and Launch Vehicle Dynamic Environments Workshop

June 2-4, 2015 — The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA

The workshop objective is to establish a forum to discuss the best approaches for designing, modeling, analyzing, and testing modern space systems for acoustic, vibration, and shock environments.

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U.S. Space Program Mission Assurance Improvement Workshop

May 5-7, 2015 — Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Sunnyvale, CA

This workshop is designed to enhance the collaboration among National Security Space professionals in the customer and contractor communities.

MAIW Product List – Select MAIW products, developed by government and industry professionals to address challenges faced in near-Earth, unmanned space programs, are made available here to encourage problem-solving in a cohesive and consistent fashion.

Space Parts Working Group

April 28-29, 2015 — DoubleTree Torrance/South Bay, Torrance, CA

The Space Parts Working Group is an unclassified, international forum to disseminate information to the aerospace industry and to resolve problems with high-reliability electronic piece parts needed for space applications.

Microelectronics Reliability & Qualification Working Meeting

JANUARY 27 & 28, 2015 — The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA

MRQW provides a forum for discussing issues in all areas of microelectronics reliability and qualification for high-reliability and commercial applications. Technical sessions and keynote speakers cover the latest results or work in progress in microelectronics devices.

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Public Sector Innovation Workshop

June 28, 2013 — The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA

Innovative solutions require innovative approaches. Join government and industry leaders for a thought-provoking and practical discussion on accelerating the exploration and adoption of advanced technological solutions for public sector needs.

Malware Technical Exchange Meeting

Aug. 14-16, 2012 — The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA

This meeting gathers together practitioners and researchers to present new work and discuss important problems in the area of malware. The program consists of three days of deep technical discussions about malware presented by leading figures from government, industry, and academia. Emphasis is on actual experience and operational software and tools, and is of interest to all those working in the field of detecting, understanding, and responding to malware incidents.

Carbon Nanotubes for Space Applications Interchange Meeting

Oct. 18-19, 2011 — NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC
Next Meeting: TBD

This meeting brings together government and industry in review of developing carbon nanotube applications for space systems. The forum features materials research from government labs, Air Force contractors, and selected materials suppliers. The goal is to assist in technology planning for future spacecraft systems. Registration is by Invitation Only.

Space Systems Risk Management Symposium

April 6-9, 2010 — The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA
Next Symposium: TBD

Leaders and practitioners from defense, government, industry and academia will share knowledge and information about best practices, lessons learned, new acquisition policies, industry initiatives, and new and alternative methods and tools to mitigate the risks inherent in space system development and operation.