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Lifetime Space Achievement Award

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Individual 2002 for Norman R. Augustine2002
Norman R. Augustine

CEO: Lockheed Martin, President: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 5-time Recipient: Distinguished Service Medal
Individual 2003 for Gemini & Apollo Astronaut James A. Lovell, Jr.2003
James A. Lovell, Jr.

Astronaut • Gemini 7, Commander: Gemini 12
Commander: Apollo 13
Individual 2004 for General Bernard Schriever2004
Bernard Schriever

Four Star General:
Air Force Systems Command
Individual 2005 for Edward C. Aldridge, Jr.2005
Edward C. Aldridge, Jr.
Director: National Reconnaissance Office, Secretary of the Air Force
Individual 2006 for Gemini & Apollo 11 Astronaut Dr. Buzz Aldrin2006
Dr. Buzz Aldrin

Astronaut • Gemini 12
Lunar Module Pilot, Apollo 11
Individual 2007 for TRW founder Dr. Simon Ramo2007
Dr. Simon Ramo

Scientist. Inventor. Visionary, Physicist, Engineer, Business Leader
Individual 2008 for Scientist Dr. Hans Mark2008
Dr. Hans Mark
Director: Ames Research Center, Secretary of the Air Force, Director: National Reconnaissance Office, NASA Deputy Administrator
Individual 2009 for Peter B. Teets2009
Peter B. Teets

President/COO: Lockheed Martin, Undersecretary of the Air Force
Individual 2010 for Gemini, Apollo & Shuttle Astronaut John W. Young2010
John W. Young

Astronaut • Gemini 3, Commander: Gemini 10, Command Module Pilot: Apollo 10, Commander: Apollo 16, STS-1, STS-9
Chief of the Astronaut Office
Individual 2011 for JPL Director Dr. Charles Elachi2011
Dr. Charles Elachi

Scientist, Engineer
Director: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Individual 2012 for Thomas Moorman, Jr.2012
Thomas Moorman, Jr.

Commander: Air Force Space Command, Vice Chief of Staff: United States Air Force
Individual 2013 for Gemini & Apollo 11 Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong2013
Neil A. Armstrong

Astronaut • First Human To Set Foot On The Moon, X-15 Pilot, Commander: Gemini 8, Apollo 11
Individual 2013 for Shuttle Astronaut Sally K. Ride, Ph.D.2013
Sally K. Ride, Ph.D.

Astronaut • First American Woman In Space
Mission Specialist: STS-7, STS 41-G
Individual 2014 for A. Thomas Young2014
A. Thomas Young

Vice-President: Lockheed Martin, President/COO Martin Marietta, Director: Goddard Space Flight Center
Individual 2015 for Jean-Jacque Dordain2015
Jean-Jacque Dordain

Director General, European Space Agency
Individual 2016 for Astronaut Richard H. Truly2016
Richard H. Truly

Astronaut • STS-2, Commander: STS-8
Commander: Naval Space Command, Vice Admiral USN, NASA Administrator
Individual 2017 for Shuttle Astronaut Piers Sellers2017
Piers Sellers, Ph.D., OBE

Astronaut • STS-112, STS-121, STS-132, Director of the Earth Science Division at NASA/GSFC
Individual 2018 for Flight Director Christopher C. Kraft, Jr.2018
Christopher C. Kraft, Jr.

Director: JSC, Director of Flight Operations, Flight Director: Mercury & Gemini, Established NASA Mission Control Center and Spaceflight Rules and Procedures
Individual 2019 for Gemini & Apollo Astronaut Thomas P. Stafford2019
Thomas P. Stafford

Astronaut • Gemini 6A, Gemini 9, Commander: Apollo 10, Commander: Apollo-Soyus Test Project
Individual 2020 for Flight Director Gene Kranz2020
Eugene F. Kranz

NASA's second Chief Flight Director of the Gemini and Apollo programs, including the first lunar landing mission, Apollo 11. Best known for directing efforts to save the crew of Apollo 13.
Individual 2021 for Patti Grace Smith2021
Patti Grace Smith

Associate Administrator and Head of the FAA, Developed Rules for Human Spaceflight and oversaw the licensing of privately developed launchers and Spaceports.
Individual 2022 for Joanne M. Maguire2022
Joanne M. Maguire

Executive Vice President Lockheed Martin Space; developing the JUNO spacecraft, Phoenix Mars Lander and the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle.
Individual 2023 for Daniel Goldin2023
Daniel Goldin

NASA's longest serving Administrator: 1992-2001 overseeing Hubble Space Telescope repair, Mars Rovers and the expansion of the International Space Station.
The Master Lifetime Space Achievement Award SculptureThe 7' Tall, 345 lb.
Master Sculpture

Is This Cool, Or What?
Recipient's names are etched upon the tall glass plates. Items of Space History are embedded within the blast spheres. Its base is a blown glass representation of an RL10 Rocket Engine Bell.

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