Space Systems Award
Up to 1976 known as the Spacecraft Design Award, the Space Systems Award is now presented to recognize outstanding achievements in the architecture, analysis, design, and implementation of space systems. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Space and Astronautics Forum (SPACE).
Nomination Deadline: 1 February
- Full Name: Dr Michael D Griffin
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: For outstanding achievement in the architecture, analysis, design, and implementation of the highly complex SDIO Delta 180/Vector Sum Program that successfully demonstrated the first space ICBM Boost Phase Intercept Mission
- Notes: Co-Recipients: John Dassoulas, Michael Rendine