The Seventh ISAS Award (FY 2020)
We awarded the Seventh ISAS Award to the following two individuals in January 2021. We at JAXA ISAS would like to express our deepest gratitude for the cooperation and support we receive from these external organizations and will continue to work toward further external collaboration.
|Recipient / Affiliation|
|Reason for award|
(Counsellor in charge of education, sports and science and technology at the Embassy of Japan in Australia (at the time))
|For substantial contribution to the Hayabusa2 recovery mission in Australia, especially in coordinating with the Australian government and Australian Space Agency (ASA), and also in fostering momentum in Australia for the capsule landing.|
(Assistant Manager, International Engagement Australian Space Agency)
|For substantial contribution to the Hayabusa2 recovery mission in Australia, especially in leading the coordination with the Australian and South Australian governments for the team’s entry into Australia, completing official permissions, and rapid transportation of the re-entry capsule smoothly and successfully.|