Institute of Aeronautical Sciences

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The Institute of Aeronautical Sciences (IAS) was incorporated in New York on Oct 15 1932 then held its Founders Meeting on Jan 21 1933 at Columbia University under Jerome C. Hunsaker, president, and Lester D. Gardner.

On Oct 27 1960 the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (IAS) changed its name to the Institute of the Aerospace Sciences.

On Dec 7 1962 The American Rocket Society officially merged with the Institute of the Aerospace Sciences to become the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.