Space Operations & Support Award
Established in 1991, the Space Operations & Support Award is presented for outstanding efforts in overcoming space operations problems and assuring success, and recognizes those teams or individuals whose exceptional contributions were critical to an anomaly recovery, crew rescue, or space failure. This award is presented biennially (in odd-numbered years) generally at the AIAA Space and Astronautics Forum (SPACE).
Nomination Deadline: 1 February
- Full Name: Jack Raisch
- AIAA Citation: For innovation and tenacity in successfully recovering the ANIK-E satellite from a potential mission-ending anomaly