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2009 NASA Honor Awards
NASA medals for Exceptional Achievement, and Exceptional Engineering Achievement.
Several JPL roboticists are recipients of 2009
NASA Honor Awards
. These are:
Robert Bonitz - Exceptional Achievement
For outstanding leadership of the Phoenix mission Robotic Arm system development.
Won Kim - Exceptional Engineering Achievement
For the successful maturation, validation, and deployment of the Visual Targeting Tracking capability for the Mars Exploration Rover mission.
DSENDS Team - Group Achievement Award
For outstanding achievement in developing an innovative Mars entry, descent, and landing simulation and targeting tool for the Phoenix and Mars Science Laboratory missions.
Titan Aerobot Testbed Development Team - Group Achievement Award
For outstanding contributions to the development and operations of the Aerobot Testbed in support of proposed NASA Titan missions.
Phoenix Project Payload Team - Group Achievement Award