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February 9th, 2015

Garver To Receive Space Pioneer Award For 2015 From National Space Society

[SatNews] The National Space Society has announced that former NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver is the winner of its 2015 Space Pioneer Award in the non-legislative Government Service category.

This award will be presented at the National Space Society's 2015 International Space Development Conference (http://isdc.nss.org/2015/). This will be the 34th ISDC and will be held in Toronto, Canada, at the Hyatt Regency Toronto (downtown). The conference will run from May 20-24, 2015.

The Space Pioneer Award consists of a silvery pewter Moon globe cast by the Baker Art Foundry in Placerville, California, from a sculpture originally created by Don Davis, the well-known space and astronomical artist. The globe, as shown at left, which represents multiple space mission destinations and goals, sits freely on a brass support with a wooden base and brass plaque, which are created by Michael Hall's Studio Foundry of Driftwood, Texas. NSS has several different categories under which the award is presented each year.