IAF AWARDS 2019 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

 

The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is pleased to announce the opening of the Calls for Nominations of its 2019 IAF 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 IAF 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 23 December 2018 15:00 CET (Paris time) to the IAF Secretariat, preferably by email at award@iafastro.org or by postal mail to:
IAF Secretariat
100 Avenue de Suffren
75015 Paris
France

For further Information about the IAF Honours and Awards programmes, please contact the IAF Secretariat at award@iafastro.org.