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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Aerospace Contribution to Society Award

The Aerospace Contribution to Society Award, established in 1977, was presented to recognize a notable contribution to society through the application of aerospace technology to societal needs. This award was discontinued in 2005.
  • Full Name: Engineering Sciences Division Faculty
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: Since 1981, the faculty of Engineering 430 at the U.S. Air Force Academy has stimulated the senior classes to use aerospace technologies and tools to design and build over 50 public service projects to directly assist handicapped people.
  • Notes: Award accepted by Col. Robert B. Giffen