von Kármán Lectureship in Astronautics Award
In 1975, the Institute changed the name of the von Kármán Lecture to the von Kármán Lectureship in Astronautics. Honoring Theodore von Kármán, world famous authority on aerospace sciences, the von Kármán Lectureship in Astronautics Award recognizes an individual who has performed notably and distinguished himself technically in the field of astronautics. This annual lecture is generally presented at the AIAA Space and Astronautics Forum (SPACE.) Nomination Deadline: 1 October
- Full Name: William R Sears
- Category: Lectureship
- AIAA Citation: "Aerodynamics, Noise and the Sonic Boom"