The Harold Masursky Award for Meritorious Service to Planetary Science
American Astronomical Society (AAS) - United States
Description of the prize :
This prize is awarded annually (or less frequently) by the Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS) of the American Astronomical Society. The Harold Masursky Award for Meritorious Service to Planetary Science (hereafter referred to as the Masursky Award) was established by the DPS to recognize and honor individuals who have rendered outstanding service to planetary science and exploration through engineering, managerial, programmatic, or public service activities. For purposes of this award, planetary science and exploration shall be understood to refer to the multidisciplinary study of the solar system and its members, excluding work dealing primarily with the Sun or the Earth.
2005 : J. K. Beatty
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