Humanitarian STAR Awards
Celebrating Outstanding Humanitarian Achievements in Science, Technology, Aerospace and Robotics
Advances in technology are happening at a rapid pace. Scientists and researchers are developing new breakthroughs that are changing the way in which we live, what we know about the universe, and how our society overcomes obstacles, both personal and planetary.
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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
To be awarded at the Rotary Humanitarian STAR Awards banquet
EDWARD STONE, PhD
“Exceptional leader and inspirational figure in the field of space science.”
David Morrisroe Professor of Physics, California Institute of Technology. Past Director, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Project Scientist for NASA’s Voyager mission for the past 47 years and principal investigator on 9 missions and co-investigator on 5 additional missions. Among his many awards, he is the recipient of the International 2019 Shaw Prize in Astronomy.
Voyager established the foundation for our space program and space exploration. It took humanity on a voyage into interstellar space for the first time; holds the promise of communicating our world with the absolute unknown, and ignites the thrill of discovery… reaching for the stars!