Attending the AIAA SciTech 2015…. on a grad student budget

During the first week of this month the American Institute of Aeronautics and astronautics (AIAA) hosted its annual SciTech conference. There were more than 2000 technical papers presented, panel discussions, keynote talks and plenary talks all attended by 3300 people. One thousand of which are students. SciTech is regarded as the largest event for aerospace research, development, and…