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Carmelo Turdo, Mark Nankivil and Fred Harl - The Aero Experience Team

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum Honored at AIAA St. Louis Section Awards Banquet

By Carmelo Turdo
The Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum was honored tonight at the annual AIAA St. Louis Section Honors and Awards Banquet held at the Engineers Club of St. Louis.  The museum was presented with the Civic Service Award in recognition of its work preserving St. Louis aerospace history and promoting aerospace education to this generation of youth.  Mark Nankivil, President of the Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum, accepted the award and thanked all who contributed to the museum's success.  Among the other award recipients was Dr. Frederick Roos, museum Life Member, who received the Section Service Award.  Guest speaker for the banquet was Dr. Marco Villa, Director of Mission Operations, Space Exploration Technologies Group at SpaceX.  Congratulations to the Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum and Dr. Frederick Roos for being honored by the AIAA St. Louis Section.

AIAA St. Louis Chairman Frank Youkhana (L) and Museum President Mark Nankivil

Museum President Mark Nankivil Thanks the AIAA and Museum Members

Museum President Mark Nankivil with Award
Dr. Frederick Roos with Award

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