The Harold Masursky Award for Meritorious Service to Planetary Science (“Masursky Award”) recognizes and honors individuals who have rendered outstanding service to planetary science and exploration through - but not limited to - engineering, managerial, programmatic, editorial, or public service activities.
Ethics: The candidate for nomination is expected to follow the AAS Code of Ethics (https://aas.org/policies/ethics) and the nomination letter should include a statement to that effect.
For additional Nomination information, see also here.
The Masursky Award will consist of a certificate and (except for a posthumous recipient) a cash award, in an amount to be determined by the DPS Committee. The Masursky Award will normally be presented to the recipient at the annual meeting of the DPS.
All DPS members are encouraged to submit nominations for the Masursky Award.
A documentary in honor of Harold Masursky's career is available here: https://youtu.be/h3EsZNaIQj4
Masursky Award Winners
|2011||Benton C. Clark III|
|2008||Jon D. Giorgini|
|2005||J. Kelly Beatty|
|2003||Reta F. Beebe|
|2000||Geroge E. Brown, Jr.|
|1999||Wesley T. Huntress|
|1998||Jurgen H. Rahe|
|1997||John T. Trauger|
|1994||Joseph A. Burns|
|1993||Mildred S. Matthews|
|1992||Harlan J. Smith|