Geoffrey Landis Wins AIAA Award

Acclaimed sf writer Geoffrey A. Landis, a R&D engineer at NASA Glenn Research Center, received the 2013 AIAA Aerospace Power Award on July 16 at a luncheon during the 11th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC)

Landis is being recognized for 35 years of developing advanced photovoltaic power systems for extreme space environments; providing leadership, fostering innovation, interfacing with the public; and contributing to an improved scientific understanding of operating solar power devices from the solar corona to the Martian surface and beyond.