Furthering research, exploration, and the peaceful use of outer spacethrough international cooperation
The COSPAR Award honors a scientist who has made outstanding contributions to space science. All scientists working in any field covered by COSPAR are eligible for this award. 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.