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: Prof Raymond J Stalker
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: For pioneering a practical free-piston driver for hypersonic shock tunnels and the applicationachines to real gas aerothermodynamcs and high speed combustion research