George M. Low Space Transportation Award
Established in 1988, the George M. Low Space Transportation Award honors the achievements in space transportation by Dr. George M. Low, who played a leading role in planning and executing all of the Apollo missions, and originated the plans for the first manned lunar orbital flight, Apollo 8. The award is presented for a timely outstanding contribution to the field of space transportation. This award is presented biennially (in even-numbered years) at the AIAA Space Conference and Exhibition.
Nomination Deadline: 1 February
- Full Name: Mr. Laurence A Price
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: For outstanding technical and managerial leadership in developing the Athena family of launch vehicles to service the emerging small satellite market, thus helping to maintain United States competitiveness in the worldwide marketplace