George M. Low Space Transportation Award
Established in 1988, the George M. Low Space Transportation Award honors the achievements in space transportation by Dr. George M. Low, who played a leading role in planning and executing all of the Apollo missions, and originated the plans for the first manned lunar orbital flight, Apollo 8. The award is presented for a timely outstanding contribution to the field of space transportation. This award is presented biennially (in even-numbered years) at the AIAA Space Conference and Exhibition.
Nomination Deadline: 1 February
- Full Name: Dr Eberhard F Rees
- AIAA Citation: For dynamic technical and managerial leadership in the field of space transportation demonstrated by his tremendous contributions to the national defense effort through the development of long rang ballistic missiles and to the space program