Furthering research, exploration, and the peaceful use of outer spacethrough international cooperation
This medal commemorates the work of the late William Nordberg and is awarded to a scientist who has made a distinguished contribution to the application of space science in a field covered by COSPAR. From 2018 the IAU has named a minor planet for each COSPAR award recipient. The number of the minor planet appears below in parentheses.
Joyce E. Penner
Nomination requirements, form, and citations for the most recent award recipients.