Furthering research, exploration, and the peaceful use of outer spacethrough international cooperation
Candidates must be first authors under 31 years of age at the time the manuscript is submitted for publication in Advances in Space Research or Life Sciences in Space Research. Award recipients will be selected from among a minimum of five competitors per Commission/Panel. If more than one award is attributed by a Scientific Commission/Panel for any two-year period, generally no more than one paper per 10 eligible papers is recognized. The COSPAR Publications Committee, relying on assistance and advice from Associate Editors and Commission/Panel officers, recommends recipients for the award to the Bureau.
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Previous recipients 2008 – 2022