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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

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: CAPT Frank L Culbertson
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For the effective leadership and management of Phase I Shuttle MIR joint space operations resulting in establishment of a significant co-operative effort in space by International Partners