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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

AIAA Foundation Award for Excellence

Established in 1998, the AIAA Foundation Award for Excellence acknowledges outstanding achievements by individuals or groups in the aerospace community. Eligible nominees will offer a unique achievement or extraordinary lifetime contributions inspiring the global aerospace community. The next award will be presented during the AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala. For further information, <a href= http://www.aiaa.org/FoundationAwardForExcellence/> http://www.aiaa.org/FoundationAwardForExcellence/
  • Full Name: Curiosity Mission, Mars Science Laboratory
  • Category: Premier Award
  • AIAA Citation: For significant accomplishment in space exploration, inspiring global fascination with space.