National Space Grant Distinguished Service Award

Bill Nye - National Space Grant Distinguished Service Award - 2016The National Space Grant Distinguished Service Award was established to recognize individuals whose life and career have had a long lasting impact in a science, engineering or education field that is related to aeronautic, aviation, or space endeavors. The inaugural award was presented in 2003 to former Senator and Secretary of the Treasury Lloyd M. Bentsen for his visionary work in creating the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Act.

The 2016 National Space Grant Distinguished Service Award waspresented at a reception and banquet on  the evening of Friday, March 4, 2016, at the Westin Crystal City Hotel in Arlington, VA, to Bill Nye.

To submit a nomination for future awards please complete the National Space Grant Distinguished Service Award Nomination Form.