NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal

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NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal
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Awarded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Country United States
Type Medal
Eligibility Non-government personnel
Awarded for "distinguished accomplishments [that] contributed substantially to the NASA mission. The contribution must be so extraordinary that other forms of recognition would be inadequate."
Status Active
Statistics
Established July 29, 1959
Precedence
Next (higher) Congressional Space Medal of Honor
Equivalent NASA Distinguished Service Medal
Next (lower) NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal
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NASA Distinguished Public Service Ribbon

The NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal is an award similar to the NASA Distinguished Service Medal, but awarded to non-government personnel. This is the highest honor NASA awards to anyone who was not a government employee when the service was performed.

Recipients[edit]

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2006[edit]

  • Daniel J. Heimerdinger, Ph.D.[28]

2007[edit]

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2011[edit]

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2013[edit]

The following individuals were recognized in 2013. Individuals marked with an * was awarded between 1 April 2012 and 31 March 2013, outside the timing of the normal awards cycle.[43]

2014[edit]

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References[edit]

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  7. ^ ""Erik Quistgaard" (Obituary in Danish nationwide newpaper Politiken)". politiken.dk. 2013-03-09. Retrieved 2014-07-08. 
  8. ^ "NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal". The Heinlein Archives. 
  9. ^ "Harlan Smith Memorials Page". Quasar.as.utexas.edu. 1991-10-17. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  10. ^ "NASA Honors Distinguished Astronomer With Medal - re> WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/". District of Columbia: Prnewswire.com. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  11. ^ "NewsCenter - Riccardo Giacconi Awarded NASA's Distinguished Public Service Medal (04/02/1993) - Introduction". HubbleSite. 1993-04-02. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  12. ^ Star Trek Creator by David Alexander, page 604
  13. ^ ""NASA Honors Distinguished Astronomer With Medal" as found on pg. 9 of 47 in the presentation, "Extra-Terrestrial Antiparticles" given to the Antiparticles Antiproton Symposium, Berkeley CA". New Mexico State University: Institute of Nuclear and Particle Astrophysics. 2005-10-29. Retrieved 2010-09-24. 
  14. ^ "Obituary: Robert L. Golden, 1940-1995". Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society ; vol. 29, no. 4, p. 1471-1471 (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory). 1997. Bibcode:1997BAAS...29.1471O. 
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  16. ^ "Jim Berry Receives NASA'S Distinguished Service Medal". Lockheedmartin.com. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  17. ^ Jim Berry Receives NASA's Distinguished Service Medal; Award Is NASA's Highest Honor | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference
  18. ^ "NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Honors Employees at Annual Awards Ceremony | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference". SpaceRef. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  19. ^ "Employees Awarded Highest NASA Honor". Boeing. 2003-09-22. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  20. ^ Bertagne, Christopher (1938-08-18). "TAMU Aerospace Engineering » Blog Archive » Aerospace Engineering Distinguished Alumnus Award – awarded to Edward C. “Pete” Aldridge April 28, 2009". Aero.tamu.edu. Retrieved 2010-07-31. [dead link]
  21. ^ "Maria's CV". Geodyn.mit.edu. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  22. ^ "News | USRA: Universities Space Research Association". Usra.edu. 2010-01-20. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  23. ^ NASA - Dr. Laurie Leshin, Deputy Director for Science and Technology
  24. ^ "Photo Release - NASA Honors Northrop Grumman's William Sample With Distinguished Public Service Medal (NYSE:NOC)". Irconnect.com. 2005-05-19. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  25. ^ "Photo Release - NASA Honors Northrop Grumman's William Sample With Distinguished Public Service Medal (NYSE:NOC)". Globenewswire.com. 2005-05-19. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  26. ^ "Astronaut Dick Covey's post-NASA career - collectSPACE: Messages". collectSPACE. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  27. ^ "Corporate Site - Awards-2005". Nianet.org. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  28. ^ http://www.exostrategies.com/nasa-administrator-awards-dan-heimerdinger-with-nasas-highest-award-for-public-service/
  29. ^ a b "Spaceport News". NASA Kennedy Space Center. 2007-06-29. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
  30. ^ "PENN Medicine News: David F. Dinges, PhD, Awarded NASA’s Distinguished Public Service Medal". Uphs.upenn.edu. 2007-05-30. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  31. ^ "NASA awards highest medal to NSBRI Team Lead". Nsbri.org. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  32. ^ "Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp". Ballaerospace.com. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  33. ^ "ASRC Aerospace Senior Principal Investigator awarded NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal", NASA Agency Honor Awards, accessdate September 03, 2010
  34. ^ "STS-122 ECO Sensor Troubleshooting", ECO Sensor Troubleshooting, accessdate September 03, 2010
  35. ^ "Lead Engineer awarded NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal", Osyssey Space Research News, accessdate July 30, 2010
  36. ^ CfA Web Services Group (2009-04-16). "Center for Astrophysics". Cfa.harvard.edu. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  37. ^ "Marshall Space Flight Center honors team members with awards " HuntsvilleNewswire". Huntsvillenewswire.com. 2010-06-03. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  38. ^ Solar System Exploration: News & Events: News Archive: MESSENGER Co-Investigator Receives NASA's Distinguished Service Medal
  39. ^ The University of Arizona Department of Atmospheric Sciences - News & Events
  40. ^ NASA - 2011 Agency Honor Award Recipients
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  42. ^ "NASA Awards". Space Port News. 7 September 2012. Retrieved 7 September 2012. 
  43. ^ "2013 Agency Honor Awards". NASA. p. 7. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  44. ^ Gannon, Megan (2014-04-29). "William Shatner, Captain Kirk of "Star Trek," awarded NASA's highest civilian honor". CBS News. Retrieved 2014-04-30. 
  45. ^ "William H. Webster, Distinguished American Lawyer, Jurist and Public Servant, to Speak at W&L :: Washington and Lee University". Wlu.edu. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  46. ^ "Berrien Moore - Public Affairs - The University of Oklahoma". Ou.edu. 2010-05-13. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  47. ^ "U.S. Congress Reorganizes Committees to Consider NASA Budget - Planetary News | The Planetary Society". Redrover.planetary.org. 2005-03-23. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 

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