Awards and Recognition

The Aerospace Corporation employees are regularly recognized by customers and industry groups for their outstanding accomplishments.
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Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center

  • People’s Choice Award Quarterly Award — Alberto Arredondo, Benjamin Likar and Scott Wilkes
  • FFRDC of the 2nd Quarter 2018 Award — Jeff Demetrelis
  • GP Quarterly Awards People’s Choice Award — Steve Callaghan, Erin Carraher and Elena Viscara
  • GP Quarterly Awards Mission System Team Excellence Award — GPS III SV01 Launch and OPS Team
  • Force Range and Network Division 1st Quarter Award — Arnold Silva
  • Program Quarterly Award for Teamwork — David Nguyen
  • AEHF Recognition Award for Teamwork — Dr. Len Yip

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

  • Kennedy Space Center Silver Snoopy Award — Amy Misakonis
  • Group Achievement Award — Dr. Stephen Hoffman
  • Silver Achievement Medal — Petras Karuza
  • Silver Achievement Medal — Dr. Jeffry Padin
  • Five Year Service Award — Rober Selbold
  • Group Achievement Award — Barbara Braun on behalf of the Cloudsat Orbital Reconfiguration Team
  • Distinguished Public Service Medal — Mike Graybill
  • Engineering and Safety Center Honor Award — Sandra Snow

The Aerospace Corporation Corporate Awards

  • Trustees’ Distinguished Achievement Award — Rita Lollock
  • President’s Distinguished Achievement Award — Joseph Mazur, William Crain and Douglas Holker
  • President’s Distinguished Achievement Award — Timothy Bielawa
  • President’s Distinguished Achievement Award — Jerome Snowiss

Other Awards

  • 2018 NATO Science and Technology Organization’s Scientific Achievement Award — Dr. Donald Lewis
  • The Society of Asian Scientists & Engineers Professional Achievement Award — Michael Lee and Lesli Otake
  • U.S. Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine 2019 BEYA Modern-Day Technology Leader award — Chibueze Ogamba
  • Association of American Publishers PROSE Award 2019 — Space Safety Human Performance contributing author Stephanie Barr
  • Society of Women Engineers 2019 Advocating Women in Engineering Award — Marilee Wheaton
  • Society of Women Engineers 2019 Resnik Challenger Medal Award — Dr. Meg Abraham
  • 2018 American Geophysical Union James B. Macelwane Award — Dr. Drew Turner
  • 2018 Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers Organizational Achievement Award — Alan King, Dr. Michele Lee, Shawn Lin and Lesli Otake
  • 2018 IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society Radiation Effects Award — Dr. Rokutaro Koga
  • 2018 Heroine of Washington Technology Award — Peggy Tatum
  • Black Engineer of the Year Awards STEM Global Competitive Conference Community Service Award — Dr. James Northern III