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The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

is the world's largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession.

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Daniel Guggenheim Medal

The Daniel Guggenheim Medal was established in 1929 for the purpose of honoring persons who make notable achievements in the advancement of aeronautics. The Medal is jointly sponsored by AIAA, ASME, SAE, and AHS. Administration of the Medal resides with AIAA.<a href=http://www.guggenheimmedal.org>www.guggenheimmedal.org</a> This annual award is generally presented at the Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala. However, it may be presented at another event, selected by the Board of Award and Medalist. Nomination Deadline: 1 February
  • Full Name: Jerome Hunsaker
  • AIAA Citation: For contributions to the science of aerodynamics, to the science and art of aircraft design, and to the practical construction and commercial utilization of rigid airships