Space Safety Pioneer Award Criteria

The nominee is an individual who is or has been working, for a large part of his career, full time in space safety or in a closely related field. He has shown outstanding support and dedication to space safety, and achieved national and/or international recognition. The award may be assigned to an individual or to a group of individuals who have been closely co-operating. The nominee shall meet at least two of the following five criteria:

  1. Documented professional involvement in space safety or related fields for a period of at least 15 years;
  2. Significant participation to the development of a space safety culture (technical, organisational and/or socio-political) which has imprinted a lasting mark in his organisation or in the programs in which he has been involved;
  3. Author of books, papers and/or articles who promoted novel concepts and ideas which greatly advanced the understanding and implementation of space safety technical or management disciplines;
  4. Inventor or designer who through one or more outstanding patent or conceptual design innovation contributed to make space systems (including related equipment or payloads) safer;
  5. Inspiring leader in promoting safety education, research and/or the development of standards
"The Earth is the cradle of humanity, but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever."
Konstantin E. Tsiolkovsky
Space Safety Pioneer Award
Nomination Procedure
Nomination Form
Hall of Fame
Award Commitee Chairman