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The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

is the world's largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession.

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Aerospace Communications Award

The Aerospace Communications Award is presented for an outstanding contribution in the field of aerospace communications. Candidates are individuals or small teams (up to 4 members) whose achievements have had a positive impact on technology and society. This award is presented annually at the AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference (ICSSC). Nomination Deadline: 1 October
  • Full Name: Mr. Bary Bertiger
  • AIAA Citation: For inventing LEO, Mobile Communications, IRIDIUM Satellite Systems, and for developing systems architecture, directing systems engineering, creating global TDMA/FDMA telephony concept, and initiating a multi-billion dollar business