How will you celebrate?

How will you celebrate?

Let us know if you are planning a National Aerospace Week event!

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Significance

Please join us for National Aerospace Week, September 14-20, 2014!  We would like to invite your organization to join us in recognizing the enduring value of America’s aerospace and defense industry.

National Aerospace Week – the third week in September annually – was established by the Aerospace Industries Association in 2010 as an opportunity for the aerospace industry and its supporters to recognize the enormous contribution that the industry makes to America’s economy, competitiveness and national security.  To support the effort, both houses of Congress issued a resolution on September 13, 2010 establishing the third week in September annually as National Aerospace Week.

Since its inception, National Aerospace Week has been a rallying call for interested groups nationwide to demonstrate their support for the industry.  As in previous years, we need you and your organization to express your support for the industry during National Aerospace Week by hosting events, communicating with elected officials – nationally and locally – about the value of the industry and sponsoring other activities.  Let us know about your events so we can post them to our national calendar where you will also find additional information to support your activities.

We’re also asking that you, your co-workers, members of your community and others join the Second to None Coalition in the time leading up to National Aerospace Week to make our voices on critical issues heard even louder in Congress and with the Administration.  For nearly three years, the Second to None campaign has helped change the tide of the debate on support for our industry in Washington, D.C.  The fight, however, is not yet won.  The campaign has launched a new platform to build a coalition of like-minded supporters throughout America.

We look forward to hearing from you and having you join us and others around America to sponsor events and activities during National Aerospace Week 2014!

Please direct all inquiries to:

Donald R. Forest
Chief Operating Officer
Aerospace Industries Association
donald.forest@aia-aerospace.org

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Statement from Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on National Aerospace Week

In celebration of National Aerospace Week’s fifth anniversary, I would like to applaud the U.S. aerospace community on its contributions to our country’s national security and economic prosperity. The American aerospace and defense industry helps form the backbone of our nation’s technological edge. They deserve our recognition for making the industry the world’s leader in aerospace innovation and helping to protect American service members in every part of the globe.

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Space Support to the Warfighter

Space Support to the Warfighter

Air Force Association Breakfast: Space Support to the Warfighter September 19, 2014 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Capitol Hill Club 300 1st Street SE Washington, DC Congressman Jim Bridenstine, (R-OK), a member of the House Armed Services and Science, Space and Technology Committees will be joined by a senior USAF official from the Space Acquisition […]

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NASA in Your Life Reception

NASA in Your Life Reception

NASA in Your Life Reception September 16, 2014 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 2325 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515   www.nasa.gov Learn how your daily life benefits from NASA investment during this reception. Meet special guest NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio, who just returned to Earth from the International Space Station after 188 days […]

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The Final Frontier: Renewing America’s Space Program

The Final Frontier: Renewing America’s Space Program

The Final Frontier: Renewing America’s Space Program September  16, 2014 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Knight Studio Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC The agenda for The Final Frontier: Renewing America’s Space Program has been posted to the Atlantic Council’s website. Highlights include remarks from Senator Jeff Bingham, Mary Lynne Dittmar, National Research Council, […]

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