Below are some ideas about possible opportunities for outreach. Note that this is just a brainstorm list. Please add your ideas, and we can remove things that no longer make sense.


  • Regularly update the GMAT Blog with project news
  • Start an official email newsletter
  • Start a user-focused blog on highlighting applications from a user perspective (example scripts, etc.)
  • Post more YouTube training videos
  • Get involved answering user questions on the GMAT Forum
  • Where is GMAT being discussed online? Get involved in those discussions.
  • Where do potential users go to talk online? Get involved there.

In person

  • Continue and expand regular training series
  • Present at industry conferences (engineering, software, open-source)
    • AIAA SciTech
    • AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference
    • AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting
    • International Conference on Astrodynamics Tools and Techniques (ICATT)
    • International Symposium on Space Flight Dynamics (ISSFD)
    • OSCON
  • Exhibit at industry conferences (engineering, software, open-source)
  • Present at colloquia and seminars
    • 595 Flight Dynamics Seminar
    • SSMO Toolbox
    • AETD Mini-Courses
    • GSFC Engineering Colloquium
    • GSFC Scientific Colloquium ("GMAT for Scientists")
    • GSFC Systems Engineering Seminar ("GMAT for Systems Engineers")
    • STScI Research Colloquium Series
    • Opportunities at other NASA centers (unknown)
  • University outreach
    • UMD ASEN
    • home universities


  • Common slide template
  • Basic slide package
  • T-shirts, hats
  • Stickers, cards
  • CDs
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