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NASA honors Schonberg for space debris work

NASA honors Schonberg for space debris work

Dr. William P. Schonberg
Dr. William P. Schonberg

Dr. William P. Schonberg, chair and professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been selected to receive a NASA Engineering and Safety Council (NESC) Honor Award.

Schonberg and a group of colleagues who share a research focus in orbital space debris, received the NESC Group Achievement Award. The award recognizes a team of government and non-government personnel for outstanding accomplishment through the coordination of individual efforts that have contributed substantially to the success of NESC’s mission.

The team, led by Michael Squire, principal engineer for NESC, was honored for their work in evaluating the risk from orbital debris to a satellite that will be launching in 2017 called the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS).

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January 19, 2015

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