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    AIAA to Recognize Technical Achievement During 33rd American Society for Gravitational and Space Research Annual Meeting

    August 16, 2017 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) will present the 2017 AIAA Space Processing Award during the 33rd American Society for Gravitational and Space Research Annual Meeting, October 25–28, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle’s Southport, Renton, Washington. 

    Dr. Mark M. Weislogel, Portland State University, will receive the award. His citation for the award reads: “For decades of leadership in Space Shuttle and ISS zero-g fluids scientific experimentation and global public outreach via design and publicity of creative fluids activities onboard ISS.”

    This AIAA Space Processing Award is presented for significant contributions in space processing or in furthering the use of microgravity for space processing.

    For more information about the AIAA Honors and Awards program, please contact Patricia A. Carr at or 703.264.7523.


    About AIAA  
    AIAA is nearly 30,000 engineers and scientists, and 95 corporate members, from 85 countries who are dedicated to advancing the global aerospace profession. The world’s largest aerospace technical society, the Institute convenes five yearly forums; publishes books, technical journals, and Aerospace America; hosts a collection of 160,000 technical papers; develops and maintains standards; honors and celebrates achievement; and advocates on policy issues. AIAA serves aerospace professionals around the world—who are shaping the future of aerospace—by providing the tools, insights, and collaborative exchanges to advance the state of the art in engineering and science for aviation, space, and defense. For more information, visit, or follow us on Twitter @AIAA.



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