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Aerospace Power Systems Award

The Aerospace Power Systems Award, established in 1981, is presented for a significant contribution in the broad field of aerospace power systems, specifically as related to the application of engineering sciences and systems engineering to the production, storage, distribution, and processing of aerospace power. This annual award is generally presented AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum (PROPULSION AND ENERGY). Nomination Deadline: 1 February
  • Full Name: Mr. Gerrit Van Ommering
  • AIAA Citation: For technical achievements and contributions in the invention, design, engineering development and flight development of spacecraft nickel-hydrogen batteries, including the pioneering effort culminating in the first operational flight of this system