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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Louis W. Hill Space Transportation Award

The award was established by the Louis W. Hill and maud Hill Family Foundation and presented annually to recognize significant contributions indicative of American enterprise and ingenuity in the art and science of space flight. The award was discontinued in 1976.
  • Full Name: Dr Rocco A Petrone
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For distinguished contributions to space flight technology through engineering excellence in launch operations and outstanding managerial skills in directing the last 6 highly successful Apollo missions for the scientific exploration of the moon and lunar environments.