Submit your nominees

The 3rd annual SpaceNews Awards for Excellence & Innovation honor excellence and innovation among space professionals, companies, programs and organizations during the previous 12 months.


Beginning Sept. 1: Readers submit nominations for nine awards categories.

Mid-September to Mid-October:  SpaceNews’ panel of judges select finalists from community nominations.

Mid-October to early November: Readers vote on finalists via

Mid-November: Winners will be notified.

Early December: Winners will be announced in the Dec. 9 issue of SpaceNews magazine and honored at the SpaceNews Awards luncheon Tuesday, Dec. 10  in Washington, D.C.

The call for nominations closed Sept. 30. But you haven’t missed your chance to make your voice heard. Readers will soon be invited to vote on the short list of nominees for this year’s SpaceNews Awards. 

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SpaceNews Awards Luncheon
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019
11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Hogan Lovells
555 13th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20004