AIAA Service Award

Museum Receives AIAA St. Louis Civic Service Award at Annual Banquet

The Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum was honored tonight at the annual AIAA St. Louis Section Honors and Awards Banquet held at the Engineers Club of St. Louis.  The museum was presented with the Civic Service Award in recognition of its work preserving St. Louis aerospace history and promoting aerospace education to this generation of youth.  Mark Nankivil, President of the Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum, accepted the award and thanked all who contributed to the museum’s success.  Among the other award recipients was Dr. Frederick Roos, museum Life Member, who received the Section Service Award.  Guest speaker for the banquet was Dr. Marco Villa, Director of Mission Operations, Space Exploration Technologies Group at SpaceX.  Congratulations to the Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum and Dr. Frederick Roos for being honored by the AIAA St. Louis Section.

AIAA St. Louis Chairman Frank Youkhana (L) and Museum President Mark Nankivil


Museum President Mark Nankivil Thanks the AIAA and Museum Members


Museum President Mark Nankivil with Award
Dr. Frederick Roos with Award


Museum to Receive 2013 St. Louis AIAA Civic Service Award

Just Announced – Museum to Receive St. Louis AIAA Civic Service Award!

The Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum has been chosen to receive the 2013 St. Louis American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Civic Service Award.  The award, to be presented at the annual awards dinner on May 23, recognizes the Museum’s work in the preservation of historic aviation and space artifacts and for promoting the spirit of flight in the next generation.  Museum President, Mark Nankivil, was quick to credit all who have worked at and with the Museum throughout its three decades, “Congratulations to our Museum team and to those of you who have supported us through the years.  This award represents the efforts of all of you!”  More details on the award and the ceremony will be featured in a future post.