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.
Nomination requirements, form, and citations for the most recent award recipients.