David W. Thompson Lecture in Space Commerce Open for Nominations 1 July 2020 1 October 2020

The David W. Thompson Lecture in Space Commerce Award provides an annual lecture to recognize a prominent industry leader or senior management team (up to three individuals) who have created or grown a space-related business and generated substantial economic benefits and market value. The award is sponsored and endowed by Orbital ATK Inc., to commemorate the long and distinguished career of commercial space pioneer, David W. Thompson. This award is presented at AIAA ASCENDNomination Deadline: 1 October

Award Recipients

2019

  • Eddy Hartenstein
    Tribune Publishing | Yahoo!
    Awarded
    Award: “Communications Satellites — Then, Now, and Where Next?”

2018

  • Charles R Trimble
    Trimble Navigation
    Awarded
    Award: TBD