National Space Grant Distinguished Service Award
The 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 Honorable Lloyd Bentsen||2003|
|Dr. James A. Van Allen||2004|
|Captain John W Young||2007|
|Neil deGrasse Tyson||2011|
|Sally K Ride||2012|
|Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson||2017|