AIAA announces 2010 Fellows and honorary Fellows

December 14, 2009

December 14, 2009 - Reston, Va. - The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is pleased to announce the election of the 2010 AIAA Fellows and Honorary Fellows. Presentation of the new Fellows and Honorary Fellows will take place at the AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, in Washington D.C.

The highest distinction conferred by AIAA and its Board of Directors is that of Honorary Fellow, which is granted to preeminent individuals who have had long and highly contributory careers in aerospace, and who embody the highest possible standards in aeronautics and astronautics. The 2010 Honorary Fellows are:The distinction of Fellow is conferred by AIAA and its Board of Directors upon outstanding members of the Institute who have made notable and valuable contributions to the arts, sciences, or technology of aeronautics or astronautics. The 2010 Fellows are:In 1933, Orville Wright became AIAA's first Honorary Fellow. Today, AIAA Honorary Fellows and AIAA Fellows are the most respected names in the aerospace industry.
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For more information about AIAA's honors and awards program, please contact Carol Stewart at 703.264.7623 or at carols@aiaa.org.

AIAA is the world's largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession. With more than 36,000 individual members worldwide, and 90 corporate members, AIAA brings together industry, academia, and government to advance engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense. For more information, visit www.aiaa.org.

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
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