Furthering research, exploration, and the peaceful use of outer spacethrough international cooperation
The COSPAR Massey Award honors the memory of Sir Harrie Massey, FRS, past Physical Secretary of the Royal Society and past member of the COSPAR Bureau. This award recognizes outstanding contributions to the development of space research, interpreted in the widest sense, in which a leadership role is of particular importance. The award is open to candidates from any country. From 2018 the IAU has named a minor planet for each COSPAR award recipient. The number of the minor planet appears below in parentheses.
Nomination requirements, form, and citations for the most recent award recipients.