Association overview

About us

The Italian Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics (A.I.D.A.A.) is a national non-profit cultural association. Its members are people and organizations interested in advances in aeronautics and space. A specific section is dedicated to students attending secondary or university courses. 

A.I.D.A.A. is the second oldest scientific aerospace society in the world

A.I.D.A.A works by organizing conferences, workshops, roundtables, competitions with prizes for studies and research, proceedings publication, and through the international journal Aerotecnica Missili e Spazio – Journal of Aerospace Science, Technologies, and Systems

A.I.D.A.A works closely with national and foreign cultural bodies and, in particular, is a member of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, the International Astronautical Federation, and the Council of European Aerospace Societies. Every two years, the Association organizes national congresses in the regional sections to disseminate the results of the most recent studies, and aeronautics and space research outcomes.

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About us

The Italian Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics (A.I.D.A.A.) is a national non-profit cultural association. Its members are people and organizations interested in advances in aeronautics and space. A specific section is dedicated to students attending secondary or university courses. 

A.I.D.A.A. is the second oldest scientific aerospace society in the world

A.I.D.A.A works by organizing conferences, workshops, roundtables, competitions with prizes for studies and research, proceedings publication, and through the international journal Aerotecnica Missili e Spazio – Journal of Aerospace Science, Technologies, and Systems

A.I.D.A.A works closely with national and foreign cultural bodies and, in particular, is a member of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, the International Astronautical Federation, and the Council of European Aerospace Societies. Every two years, the Association organizes national congresses in the regional sections to disseminate the results of the most recent studies, and aeronautics and space research outcomes.

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Our Governance

Learn more about our experienced team

President

Erasmo Carrera

Marta Albano

Federica Angeletti

Sara Bagassi

Franco Bernelli Zazzera

Cesare Cardani

Erasmo Carrera

Giacomo Colombatti

Sergio De Rosa

Pierluigi Di Lizia

Nunzia Favaloro

Aldo Frediani

Roberto Galatolo

Ugo Galvanetto

Roberta Lazzeri

Federica Luise

Mario Marchetti

Pierangelo Masarati

Alberto Milazzo

Dario Modenini

Marco Felice Montaruli

Calogero Orlando

Marco Petrolo

Giuseppe Petrone

Nicole Viola

Chair of Communication Committee

Nunzia Favaloro

Chair of Academy&Education Series Committee

Marco Petrolo

Chair of Horizon Europe Committee

Alfonso Pagani

Chair of ICAS 2024 Committee

Sara Bagassi

Aldo Frediani

Daniela Vinazza

International Membership

A.I.D.A.A is a founding member of three international bodies

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The International Astronautical Federation

An international space advocacy organization founded in 1951 to establish dialogue between scientists and lay the foundations for international space cooperation.

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The International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences

A worldwide institution, set up as an international forum for individual national professional aeronautical associations.

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The Council of European Aerospace Societies

An international non-profit association whose aim is to develop a framework within which the major Aerospace Societies in Europe can work together.