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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

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: HON Edward C Aldridge, Jr.
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For unyielding support for assured access to space through establishment of a mixed fleet of launch vehicles including initiation of the Titan IV development, procurement of medium launch vehicles, and encouragement of a commercial launch industry