Space Security And Defense Program To Receive 2018 Space Achievement Award

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February 28, 2018 – The Space Foundation has selected the Space Security and Defense Program to receive its 2018 Space Achievement Award for bringing space survivability and protection to the forefront of national leadership. The award annually recognizes individuals or organizations for critical milestones in the evolution of space exploration and development.

The 2018 Space Achievement Award will be presented on April 16 during the opening ceremony of the 34th Space Symposium at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA. The opening ceremony is co-sponsored by Northrop Grumman, and features presentation of top Space Foundation awards.

Past recipients of the Space Achievement Award have included:

2017 Year in Space Mission
2016 SpaceX
2015 X-37B OTV Team
2014 U.S. Air Force GPS Team
2013 NOAA
2012 Junichiro Kawaguchi, Ph.D., JAXA
2011 SpaceX and Telecom sans Frontieres
2010 Hubble Space Telescope Repair Mission Team

About The Space Symposium

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