The 70th International Astronautical Congress will be held from October 21-25, 2019, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, DC. This event was organized by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), hosted by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), and supported by the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), the International Institute of Space Law (IISL), and the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC). Using the theme, “Space: The Power of the Past, the Promise of the Future”, this meeting will provide an international platform for scientists and other experts in the space industry to share innovative technology and research findings, identify approaches to enhance scientific collaboration and engagement, and expand professional networks. The meeting will offer diverse scientific presentations in six technical sessions, including Science and Exploration, Earth Observation and Satellite Applications and Operations, Advancements in Scientific Technology of Space Systems, Infrastructure of Systems Sustaining Space Missions, Interactions of Space and Society, and the Global Technical Symposium on Spaceflight and Space Communications. Abstracts for technical sessions can be submitted for oral or interactive presentations until February 28, 2019.