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The NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program is proud to announce its 2024 Symposium! This event is free and open to the public. All are invited to attend.

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Skyline of Pasadena California. 2024 NIAC Symposium.

The NASA Innovatie Advanced Concepts (NIAC) seeks innovative, technically credible, advanced concepts that could one day change the possible in aeronautics and space. The 2024 NIAC Symposium will be held in Pasadena, California and will feature progress presentations from our currently funded Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III Fellows. This portfolio of NIAC studies addresses diverse research areas including: Revolutionary Exploration Systems, Novel Propulsion, Human Systems & Architectures for Extreme Environments, Sensors, and Imaging. This year’s Symposium will feature exciting keynote addresses to inspire attendees. Past NIAC speakers have included visionary thinkers, distinguished scientists, senior government officials, authors, astronauts, and entrepreneurs.

2024 NIAC SYMPOSIUM  –  September 10-12, 2024
Pasadena, California

    Please bookmark the 2024 NIAC Symposium registration website which will have all details available in early 2024.
    1. IN-PERSON
      We welcome you to attend the 2024 NIAC Symposium in-person at the Hilton Pasadena in Pasadena, California. The event is free and open to the public.
      The Symposium can be accessed LIVE beginning September 10, 2024 via Livestream. The event will be archived at this site for future viewing.
    NIAC Fellows’ posters and presentations will be available on a Poster Page on the registration website and archived each day on Livestream.  
    More information will be placed on this page in the coming weeks. For questions or more information about the 2024 NIAC Symposium, please contact the NIAC Team at

NIAC is a component of the Space Technology Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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