The Judith A. Resnik Space Award is an annual AESS award to recognize candidates that have provided outstanding contributions to space engineering in the AESS Fields of Interest; i.e. “the organization, systems engineering, design, development, integration, and operation of complex systems for space, air, ocean, or ground environments.”
The 2016 winner is Dr. Richard Scott Erwin.
“For Outstanding Contributions to Spacecraft Vibration Isolation Technologies and Ultra-Precision Pointing of Large Flexible Space Platforms.”
Dr. Erwin is on the right in both pictures. In the first picture, he is shown receiving the award plaque from Dr. George Schmidt, AESS VP Member Services and Board of Governors. In the second picture, he is shown receiving a check for the honorarium of $2000.
The award was presented during the Control Systems Society Awards Ceremony held at
the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 12-14, 2016 at the ARIA Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV.