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Nominate a Space Leader for the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Deadline for Nominations is Oct. 12

The Space Foundation is now accepting nominations for its highest honor, the annual General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. The award recognizes outstanding individuals who have distinguished themselves through lifetime contributions to the welfare or betterment of humankind through exploration, development and use of space, or through use of space technology, information, themes or resources in academic, cultural, industrial or other pursuits of broad benefit to humanity.

The award will be presented at a special luncheon on April 10, 2013, during the 29th National Space Symposium, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. 

The 2012 recipient was Gen. Thomas S. Moorman, Jr., USAF, Ret., former vice chief of staff of the Air Force.

General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award
The Space Foundation's highest honor, the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award, is presented annually in honor of our late, long-time chairman, Gen. James E. Hill, USAF, Ret. Past honorees have included Norman Augustine, Gen. Bernard Schriever, Buzz Aldrin, Peter Teets, Dr. Hans Mark and E.C. "Pete" Aldridge, among others.

To Submit Nominations
Any person may nominate a candidate for the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award on or before Oct. 12, 2012, with the exception that individuals may not nominate themselves. The nomination should be in the form of a letter, not to exceed two pages in length, addressed to:

Chief Executive Officer Elliot Pulham
Space Foundation
4425 Arrowswest Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80907

The Space Foundation Board of Directors will make the final selection.

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