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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Aerospace Communications Award

The Aerospace Communications Award is presented for an outstanding contribution in the field of aerospace communications. Candidates are individuals or small teams (up to 4 members) whose achievements have had a positive impact on technology and society. This award is presented annually at the AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference (ICSSC). Nomination Deadline: 1 October
  • Full Name: Sidney Metzger
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For early contributions to store and forward communications satellite concepts (SCORE) and to project relay as well as to the later development and implementation of commercial communications satellite systems in the geosynchronous orbit