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: Otto E Bartoe, Jr.
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: For the concept and preliminary design of Orbiting Solar Observatory spacecraft configuration and control systems, the first embodiment of the spin-despin design.