Low Earth orbit offers research and development opportunities across a wide variety of disciplines. The International Space Station (ISS) is a valuable platform for experiments and technology demonstrations that benefit life on Earth and in space.

At ISSRDC 2023 (July 31-August 3 in Seattle), the American Astronautical Society will once again host the technical sessions component of the event.

The technical session abstract submission period is now open, and interested individuals are encouraged to apply. Presentation topics include use of the ISS or low Earth orbit to advance research and technology development in diverse fields of study.

Questions regarding the technical sessions should be directed to

Abstracts are due Monday, April 24 by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

Download the Call for Abstracts Instructions

ISSRDC 2023 includes technical sessions open to domestic and international entrepreneurial, commercial, academic, and government agency attendees. This includes established professionals, young professionals, students, citizen scientists, and all interested parties. The working language for the conference is English.

Individuals selected to present during the technical sessions will be required to register for the conference. There is not a separate registration for the technical sessions and there will not be a virtual option.