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Space Foundation Selects Martin Faga to Receive the 2024 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Headshot of 2024 Hill Award recipient Martin Faga

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 17, 2024 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that the Honorable Martin “Marty” C. Faga has been selected as the 2024 recipient of its highest honor, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. Named in honor of Space Foundation’s…

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Space Foundation Opens Nomination Period for 2024  General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Space Foundation’s highest award to be presented at Space Symposium Nomination period is Sept. 21-Dec. 1, 2023 Award recognizes 20 years or more of contributions that benefit humanity COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 21, 2023 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that it is now…

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Space Foundation Selects Dan Goldin to Receive the 2023 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Dan Goldin

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 18, 2023 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that The Honorable Daniel S. Goldin has been selected as the 2023 recipient of its highest honor, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. For 60 years, Dan Goldin has…

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Space Foundation Opens Nomination Period For 2023 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Space Foundation’s highest award to be presented at Space Symposium  Nomination period is Sept. 19-Nov. 30, 2022  Award recognizes 20 years of more of contributions that benefit humanity  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 19, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that it is…

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Joanne Maguire Selected as Recipient of the 2022 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jan. 12, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that American engineer and former executive Joanne Maguire has been selected as the 2022 recipient of its highest honor, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. Maguire’s impactful career in…

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Space Foundation Opens Nomination Period For 2022 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Recognizing Outstanding Individuals Who Have Distinguished Themselves Through Lifetime Contributions Space Foundation’s highest award, to be presented at 37th Space Symposium Nomination period is Oct. 12–Dec. 6, 2021 Nomination guidelines and contact information detailed herein COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oct. 12, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global…

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Space Foundation Selects Aerospace Pioneer Patti Grace Smith To Receive the 2021 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Recipient Overcame Racial Barriers To Develop Model for Private Human Spaceflight and Space Regulation Used by Nations Around the World Today COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 2, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that Patti Grace Smith has been selected as the recipient…

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Nomination Period Opens for 2021 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Recognizing Outstanding Individuals Who Have Distinguished Themselves Through Lifetime Contributions Space Foundation’s highest award, to be presented at 36th Space Symposium Nomination period is March 1 – April 30, 2021 Nomination guidelines and contact information detailed herein COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 1, 2021 — Space Foundation, a 501(c)(3) global space advocate for nearly 40…

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Space Foundation Board Selects Gene Kranz to Receive the 2020 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 29, 2020) – Gene Kranz headed NASA’s Mission Control during some of the most dangerous and most-watched missions of the Apollo era, including the Apollo 11 lunar landing and the oxygen tank explosion of Apollo 13. On March 30, Kranz will be honored during the Opening Ceremony of the 36th Space…

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Space Foundation Issues Statement on the Passing of Chris Kraft, 2018 Recipient, General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 23, 2019) — Today, the Space Foundation commented on the passing of Christopher Columbus “Chris” Kraft, Jr., the first U.S. human space mission flight director, credited with establishing NASA’s Mission Control operations. Space Foundation Board Chairman Gen. William Shelton, USAF, (Ret.) issued this statement: “Chris Kraft was the recognized father of…

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