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The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

is the world's largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession.

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Summerfield Book Award

The Summerfield Book Award is named in honor of Dr. Martin Summerfield, founder and initial editor of the Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics series of books published by the AIAA. The award is presented to the author of the best book recently published (within the last five years) by AIAA. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Science and Technology (SCITECH) Forum. Nomination Deadline: 1 July
  • Full Name: Mr. Joseph P Hopkins, Jr.
  • AIAA Citation: For the book International Reference Guide to Space Launch Systems 3rd Edition and Guide to Space Launch Systems currently in its 3rd edition, which has become the standard authoritative reference for launch vehicle data both nationally and internationally, and will continue to be a reference to the aerospace industry for years to come