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: Kathryn Thornton
- AIAA Citation: For dedication, skill and ingenuity in carrying out the First Servicing Mission for the Hubble Space Telescope