Within the space industry, there are many hard workers with contributions and efforts worthy of distinction. To recognize these accomplishments, the International Astronautical Federation has nominations open for its various honours and awards. From now until Monday, December 19, 2022, you can nominate those whom you feel are deserving of recognition by emailing award@iafastro.org.

Deadline extended to Monday, January 16, 2023.

Awards open to nominations include:

  • IAF World Space Award
  • IAF Excellence in International Cooperation Award
  • IAF Hall of Fame
  • IAF Distinguished Service Award
  • Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal
  • Luigi G. Napolitano Award
  • IAF Student Competition
  • IAF Excellence in “3G” Diversity Award
  • IAF Excellence in Industry Award


For more information on the several awards and their respective criteria, visit www.iafastro.org/activities/honours-and-awards/.