Ground Testing Award
Established in 1975, the Ground Testing Award is presented for outstanding achievement in the development or effective utilization of technology, procedures, facilities, or modeling techniques for flight simulation, space simulation, propulsion testing, aerodynamic testing, or other ground testing associated with aeronautics and astronautics. This annual award is presented annually at the AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum (AVIATION).
Nomination Deadline: 1 October
- Full Name: James C Young
- AIAA Citation: In recognition of singularly outstanding contributions to the wind tunnel testing and aerodynamic design of the Space Shuttle. His technical and managerial contributions have been vital to the Shuttle''s success from concept through flight