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Innovators Gala

Join us in honoring our 2019 Astronaut Scholars and the 2019 Neil Armstrong™ Award of Excellence Recipient.


Overview

The Innovators Gala will celebrate and award the 2019 Class of Astronaut Scholars, the Innovators of Tomorrow. Additionally, the Neil Armstrong™ Award of Excellence will be presented to an Astronaut Scholar Alumni who exemplifies personal character, professional achievement and impact in their field. These criteria embody Neil Armstrong’s core values and those of his colleagues, including the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab, Space Shuttle and International Space Station astronauts.

2019 Innovators Gala Keynote Speaker: Apollo Astronaut Charlie Duke

2019 Astronaut Scholars & 2019 Neil Armstrong™ Award of Excellence Recipient

2019 Innovators Gala Master of Ceremonies

Date, Schedule & Location
  • Date
    Saturday, August 24, 2019

  • Schedule
    Scholar Technical Conference Session 1
          9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Scholar Technical Conference Session 2
          1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Reception
          6:00 PM
    Innovators Gala
          7:00 PM

  • Location
    Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
    901 Massachusetts Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20001


Host Hotel
  • Hotel
    Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
    901 Massachusetts Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20001
    +1 202-824-9200

  • ASF Room Block
    Enjoy a discounted hotel room rate.


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Scholar Reception Host


For More Information

For more information about the Innovators Gala, contact us at +1 407-362-7900 or events@astronautscholarship.org.


Presented and Sponsored By
Attending Astronauts
  • Scott Altman

  • Tony Antonelli

  • Charlie Bolden

  • Dan Brandenstein

  • Curt Brown

  • Mary Cleave

  • Roger Crouch

  • Robert Curbeam

  • Charlie Duke

  • Sam Durrance

  • Fred Gregory

  • Rick Mastracchio


  • Note: Astronaut attendance is subject to change.

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