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IAA Golden Medal of Merit

The Medal is awarded annualy. It is awarded to no more than 2 Russian or foreign scientisits that have made significant contributions into the development of astronomical sciences, assited the realization of astronomical projects and of propagation of astronomical knowledge.

Nominees are put forth by members of the Scientific board and the number of nominees is unlimited.

The winners are selected by a secret vote of the Scientific board. The Medal is then awarded to the candidate(s) with the most votes but with no less than 2/3 of the votes.

Recipients

1998

Yaroslav S. Yatskiv (Ukraine) – Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of the Ukraine, Director of the Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of the Ukraine

1999

General Panchenko E.I. (Russian Federation) – deputy commander of the Russian Federation Space Forces

2000

Admiral Rossoha A.N. (Russian Federation) – head of the Administration of Navigation and Oceanographics of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation

Academician Parijsky Yu.N.

2001

Efimov V.D. (Russian Federation) – chairman of the board of directors of Tyazhmash plc

2002

Viziryakin N.M.(Russian Federation) – Leningrad Regional Television correspondent

2003

Kalinin I.A. (Russian Federation) – Head of the SPbO GIPRONII RAS

2004

Thomas Clark (USA) – Professor NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

2005

Ye Shuhua (China) – Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor of the Shanghai Astronomical Observatory

2006

Academician Laverov N.P. (Russian Federation)

2007

Wolfgang Schlüter (Germany) – Professor of the Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie, the Chairman of the Directing Board of the International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry in 1999-2007

Michael Tendler (Sweden) – Professor of the Royal Institute of Technology

2009

John L. LaBrecque (USA) – Lead of the Earth Surface and Interior Focus Area, the NASA Earth Science Mission Directorate

2013

Prof. Anton Zensus (Germany), Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy

Prof. Matveenko L.I. (Russian Federation), Space Research Institute

2015

Prof. Michael Pearlman (USA), Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Prof. Shargorodskiy V.D. (Russian Federation), Joint stock company “Research and Production Corporation Precision Systems and Instruments”

IAA RAS Medal