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 Maxime A Faget
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: For outstanding leadership and technical ability which resulted in conception and design of this Nation’s first manned spacecraft, the Mercury capsule system