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Information Systems Award

The Information Systems Award is presented for technical and/or management contributions in space and aeronautics computer and sensing aspects of information technology and science. All nominations must emphasize the nominee’s specific contributions to aerospace information systems and detail the nominee’s specific contribution to aerospace information. This award is presented biennially (in odd-numbered years) generally at the AIAA Science and Technology (SCITECH) Forum. Nomination Deadline: 1 July
  • Full Name: Mr. Lee B Holcomb
  • AIAA Citation: For the development and implementation of a 35 million research program on end-to end data systems technology, results of which are currently being incorporated into NASA''s manned and unmanned spaceflight experiments program, and for restructuring ongoing technology programs in satellite communications, sensor systems, and data systems in response to changing budgetary needs