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Arizona Space Institute Symposium 2023

Join the Arizona Space Institute for a showcase of active and future projects related to space exploration. The symposium will explore this theme during plenary presentations on concept development and proposal facilitation, followed by flash talk presentations from participants. During the morning poster session and networking lunch, attendees will have an opportunity to discuss key themes and potential avenues of collaboration and influence that could be pursued beyond the symposium.


Who should come to the symposium?

  • Anyone who has a concept or mission that they are planning a proposal for.
  • Those who have ongoing or completed mission and instrument experience in space exploration.
  • Those who are interested in finding out how to pursue space research.
  • Those who have research laboratories or equipment (including flight-ready instruments) that can support space exploration.
  • Anyone who is interested in finding out more about the future of space exploration at the UA.

UASI Goals

  • To increase UA participation in space exploration through the support of concept definition, proposal preparation, identifying engineering/media/administration support staff, and providing a scientific review.
  • To coordinate and support laboratory and facility infrastructure related to space on the UA campus and to facilitate collaboration between proposing teams and potential research partners.
  • To facilitate new space related research ideas and to identify flight & research opportunities from government agencies, the military, and foreign & industrial partnerships.
  • To expand the participation of departments across UA in the space exploration enterprise


8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 8, 2023


ENR2, Room S107

1064 E. Lowell St, Tucson, AZ 85719



5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. May 8, 2023


Applied Research Building, 2nd Floor

1420 E. Helen St, Tucson, AZ, 86719

Event Contacts

Carrie McCormick



Elena Rodriguez


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