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: Dr John Zipse
- AIAA Citation: In recognition of the highly successful design, development, and operation of flight and ground systems that enabled the Galileo Orbital Mission