National Space Grant Distinguished Service Award - 2013
Dr. Dasch has served as Program Manager for the NASA National Space Grant and EPSCoR programs at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC. His more than 150 publications are in Marine Geochemistry, Geochronology (terrestrial and lunar rocks and meteorites) and science education.
In addition to a Fulbright Fellowship Award, he has served as chairman of the Geological Society of America (Cordilleran Section), President of the Oregon Academy of Science, and is a recipient of the Burlington Northern Faculty Fellowship for Teaching.
He has received the International Astronautical Federation Frank J. Malina Medal for Space Education in Beijing, China. He is a Distinguished Alumnus of Sul Ross State University.