International Space Ops Exceptional Achievement Medal (EAM)

Award Criteria

(a) This award is presented to give unique recognition to an individual who has distinguished himself or herself in the field of space operations and support. The recipient shall be an individual whose exceptional contributions were critical to the success of a space mission or who has achieved a significant contribution to the field of space operations.

Award Description and Rewards

(a) Medal with neck ribbon of purple and gold stripes (colors of royalty) separated by a black stripe (represents space); and a lapel pin of the medal. The medal shall be engraved on the reverse with the name of the recipient, and date of the award. The medal and lapel pin shall have a leather-like presentation case.

(b) An 11” x 14” certificate (signed by the ExCom Chair and Awards Group Chair) shall be presented to the recipient. The certificate, on which is printed a citation of up to 25 words, shall be contained in a leather-like presentation folder.

(c) The recipient shall be offered a complimentary full registration to the conference at which the award will be presented. If the recipient is unable to attend the conference, then this complimentary registration is not transferable.

(d) A description of the award presentation and accomplishments of the awardee resulting in the award of the EAM shall be published in the Journal of Space Operations and Communicator.

Specific Rules and Regulations

(a) Only one (1) award may be made biennially. No award needs to be made at any given conference.

(b) No sitting member of the SpaceOps Executive Committee, Committee-at-Large, or Awards Group shall be eligible to receive the EAM.

(c) Length of service to space operations shall not be a factor in the selection of candidates. This award is for a single achievement.

Download International SpaceOps Exceptional Achievement Medal Nomination Form
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