2014 NIAC Symposium

Dates: February 4 – 6, 2014
Location: Stanford University, Stanford, California

The NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program is proud to announce its annual Symposium! All are invited to attend. It will be held at Stanford University in Stanford, California on February 4–6, 2014.

NIAC Symposia are working meetings to review NIAC progress and plans, and discuss ways to make both more successful. It is open to the public because broad participation increases awareness of our studies and significantly adds to the discussions.

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NIAC Symposia feature exciting keynote addresses to inspire the participants. Past NIAC speakers have included visionary thinkers, distinguished scientists, senior government officials, authors, astronauts, and entrepreneurs.  Further information on NIAC‘s exciting progress and future plans will be discussed.

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The 2014 NIAC Symposium will feature progress presentations from our new Phase I Fellows and current Phase II Fellows. This portfolio of NIAC studies address diverse research areas including:  Revolutionary Exploration Systems, Novel Propulsion, Human Systems & Architectures for Extreme Environments, Sensing, and Imaging.

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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 Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC.


The NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Symposium will be available via LiveStream at www.livestream.com/niac2014