The IISL Awards Dinner is an annual celebration of the excellent work in the field of space law done by members of the IISL.  Specifically, it is an opportunity to recognize members with a variety of awards that acknowledge their hard work and dedication to the Institute and the broader space law community.  This year’s event was held in Paris, France on 21 September 2022 as part of the International Astronautical Congress 2022, and was sponsored by the University of Nebraska Program in Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications Law.  The Institute was pleased to recognize the following awardees:

  • Diederiks-Verschoor Award – Antonino Salmeri
  • IISL Certificate of Gratitude – Lulekwa (Lulu) Makapela
  • IISL Space Law Young Achiever Award – Deepika Jeyakodi
  • IISL Distinguished Service Award – Melissa K Force
  • IISL Lifetime Achievement Award – Steven Freeland

The awards were presented in a festive ambience by Marco Ferrazzani on behalf of the IISL Awards Committee, composed of Prof Murthi (Chair), PJ Blount, Marco Ferrazzani, Corinne Jorgenson, Olavo Bittencourt Neto.

Congratulations to all of this year’s awardees!!