IAF Awards – 2017 Call for Nominations

 Dr. Edward Stone, first IAF World Space Award recipient.

 

The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is pleased to announce the opening of the calls for nominations of its 2017 awards :

  • IAF World Space Award

The IAF World Space Award is the Federation’s most prestigious award which recognises a most eminent person with exceptional merit in space science, space technology, space medicine, space law or space management who has made a fundamental and global impact upon the world’s progress in astronautics.

The award consists of a medal and the recipient will also be included into a special section of the IAF Hall of Fame. The registration fees of the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) will be waived for the year of induction.

The detailed nomination process is available here.
More information about the World Space Award.

  • Allan D. Emil Memorial Award

The Allan D. Emil Memorial Award recognises an internationally-renowned person for their outstanding contribution or contributions in space science, space technology, space medicine or space law that involved the participation of more than one nation and/or which furthered the possibility of greater international cooperation in astronautics.

The Allan D. Emil Memorial Award comprises a certificate from the IAF and a grant of US$5000 offered by the Family of Allan D. Emil. The registration fees of the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) will be waived for the year of induction.

The detailed nomination process is available here.
More information about the Allan D. Emil Memorial Award.

  • Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal

The Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal recognises outstanding contributions to space education by an educator who promotes the study of astronautics and space science. The most important criterion for this award is that an educator “has taken the fullest advantage of the resources available to him/her to promote the study of astronautics and related space sciences”.

The Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal comprises an engraved commemorative medal and a certificate of citation.The detailed nomination process is available here.

More information about the Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal.

  • IAF Hall of Fame

The IAF Hall of Fame recognises eminent individuals who have contributed substantially during the course of their careers to the progress of astronautics (including space science, space technology, management of space projects and space benefits to mankind) within the framework of the IAF activities.

The IAF Hall of Fame comprises a certificate. The registration fees of the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) will be waived for the year of induction.

The detailed nomination process is available here.
More information about the IAF Halle of Fame.

 

Nomination material should be sent before 13 February 2017 15:00 CET (Paris time) to the IAF Secretariat, preferably by email at award@iafastro.org .
or by Fax to +33 1 4273 2120 or by postal mail to:
IAF Secretariat
3 rue Mario Nikis
75015 Paris
France
The Call for Applications for the Luigi G. Napolitano Award will open in June 2017.
For more information on the IAF Student Competition, click here.
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2016 Student Competition recipients.

2016 IAF Student Competition recipients.

Ms. Melissa Mirino, 2016 Luigi G. Napolitano Award recipient.

Ms. Melissa Mirino, 2016 Luigi G. Napolitano Award recipient.

<em>Prof. Bénédicte Escudier, 2016 Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal recipient.</em>

Prof. Bénédicte Escudier, 2016 Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal recipient.