NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Public Symposium
The NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) initiative seeks innovative, technically credible advanced concepts that could one day change what's possible in aeronautics and space.
The 2020 NIAC Symposium in Tucson will feature progress presentations from our new Phase I Fellows and current Phase II Fellows. This portfolio of NIAC studies addressing diverse research areas including: revolutionary exploration systems, novel propulsion, human systems and architectures for extreme environments, sensors and imaging.
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.
NIAC is a component of the Space Technology Mission Directorate at NASA headquarters in Washington, D.C.
The annual symposium is free and open to the public.