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Basic Science Book Award

This award is given annually to recognize excellence in publication made by a member or a corresponding member of the Academy in the fields related to basic science.

1987 Herbert Friedman, USA
"Sun and Earth"

1993 Dimitar N. Mishev, Bulgaria
"Remote Sensing of the Earth"
Mir Publisher, Moscow, Russia, 1986 (Several versions have been made in Russian and Bulgarian languages)

1996 David Morrison, USA
"Exploring the Planetary World"
NASA Ames Research Center, California

1997 Jean Heidmann, France
"Extraterrestrial Intelligence"
Cambridge University Press, UK, 1995

1998 Liya L. Regel, USA/Russia and William R. Wilcox, USA
"Centrifugal Materials Processing"
Plenum Press, November 1996

1999 Goetz Paschmann and Patrick W. Daly, Germany
"Analysis Methods for Multi-Spacecraft Data"

2000 Jean Heidmann, Alfred Vidal-Majar, Nicolas Prantzos and Hubert Reeves, France
"Sommes-nous seuls dans l'univers ?"
Fayard, March 2000

2004 Johan A.M. Bleeker, Netherlands, Johannes Geiss and Martin C.E. Huber, Switzerland
'' The Century of Space Science''
Kluwer Academic Publishers (Dordrecht, Boston, London), 2001

2006 Berndt Feuerbacher and Heinz Stoewer, Germany
"Utilization of Space: Today and Tomorrow"
Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2006

2007 Donald A. Gurnett and Amitava Bhattacharjee
"Introduction to Plasma Physics: Space and Laboratory Applications"
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2004

2008 Mary Genevieve Chapman
“The Geology of Mars - Evidence from Earth-based Analogs”
Cambridge University Press, 2006

2010 Mishchenko, M. I., V. K. Rosenbush, N. N. Kiselev, D. F. Lupishko, V. P. Tishkovets, V. G. Kaydash, I. N. Belskaya, Y. S. Efimov, and N. M. Shakhovskoy
"Polarimetric Remote Sensing of Solar System Objects"
Akademperiodyka, Kyiv, 2010

2012 Wesley T. Huntress, Jr. and Mikhail Ya. Marov
"Soviet Robots in the Solar System, Mission Technologies and Discoveries"
Springer-Praxis, New-York, USA, 2011

2012 Berndt Feuerbacher and Ernst Messerschmid
"From Space to Earth. The Laboratory and Marketplace"
Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2011

Engineering Science Book Award

This award is given annually to recognize excellence in publication made by a member or a corresponding member of the Academy in the fields related to basic engineering science.

1986 David Shapland & Michael Rycroft
"Spacelab Research in Earth Orbit"
Cambridge Univ. Press, 1984

1987 Leonid Sedov, Russia
"Similarity and Dimensional Methods in Mechanics"
MIR Publisher, 1982

1991 Albert Ducrocq, France
"Notre Ciel"
Editions Stock, Paris, France

1996 Dietrich Koelle, Germany
"Partir pour l'Espace"
Hatier, Paris, France

1997 Ernesto Vallerani, Italy
"Italy and Space, Habitat Modules"
McGraw-Hill Libri Italia, Milan, Italy, 1995

1999 Claudio Maccone, Italy
"The Sun as a Gravitational Lens: Proposed Space Missions"
IPI Press, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1997

2000 Glen E. Swanson, USA
"Before this Decade is Out, Personal Reflections on the Apollo Program"
NASA Histories Series SP-4223, 1999

2001 Ivan Almar, Hungary
"IAA Multilingual Space Dictionary"

2002 James R. Wertz and Wiley J. Larson, USA
"Space Mission Analysis and Design"
Third Edition Space Technology Library, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Boston, London, 1999

2003 Earll Murman, USA
''Lean Enterprise Value, Insights from MIT's Lean Aerospace Initiative''
Palgrave 2002, UK and USA

2004 Helmut Hopmann, Germany
'' Thrust for Space, Development of Rocket Propulsion in Germany''
Stedinger Verlag, Lemwerder, 1999

2005 A Team of Scientists and Experts of Yuzhnoye State Design Office
"Rockets and Spacecrafts of Yuzhnoye State Design Office"
Colograf  Ltd, 2000, Ukraine

2006 Charles S. Wasson
"System Analysis, Design and Development"
John Wiley and Sons, 2005/2006

2007 Josef Singer
"Buckling Experiments"
Technion University, Wiley, 2002

2009 Valery Menshikov, Michael I. Makarov, Sergey V. Pushkarsky, Russia
"Union State Multifunction Space System"
Space System Research Institute, Jubileiny, Russia, 2007

2012 Heiner Klinkrad
"Space Debris. Models and Risk Analysis"
Springer-Praxis, Chichester, UK, 2006

2012 Haym Benaroya
"Turning Dust to Gold. Building a Future on the Moon and Mars"
Springer-Praxis, Chichester, UK, 2010

2013 Liu Jiyuan, Editor in Chief and Xu Wen, Wu Meirong, Li Ming, Gu Xingfa, Tian Yulong, Wang Chengwen, Fan Yida, Tao Jiaqu and Yang Ruliang
"Spatial Information System for Natural Disasters"
CAPH, Beijing, China, 2013

Life Science Book Award

This award is given annually to recognize excellence in publication made by a member or a corresponding member of the Academy in the fields related to life science.

1986 Arnauld Nicogossian, USA
"Space Physiology and Medicine"
NASA SP-447, 1982

1988 Oleg Gazenko, Russia
"Results of Medical Investigation Conducted on Board"
Salyut 6-Soyuz

1992 Jean Colin, France
"Medecine Aerospatiale"
Expansion Scientifique Francaise publisher, Paris, France, 1990

1995 Oleg Gazenko, Anatoly Grigoriev, Russia, and Stanley R. Mohler, Arnaud Nicogossian, USA
"Space Biology and Medicine"
Washington, USA, 1994

1999 Carolyn Leach-Huntoon, USA, and Yuri Grigoriev, Yuri Natochin, Russia
"Fluid and Electrolyte regulations in Space Flight"

2004 Nick Kanas, USA and Dietrich Manzey, Germany
''Space Psychology and Psychiatry''
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003

2005 Isaac P. Abramov and Ingemar A. Skoog
"Russian Space Suits"
Springer Praxis Publisher, Berlin, London 2003

2006 Hubert Planel
"Space and Life: an Introduction to Space Biology and Medicine"
CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, USA, 2004

2007 Joseph. I. Gitelson and G.M. Lisovsky
"Man made Closed Ecological Systems"
Taylor & Francis, London, 2003.

2008 Gilles Clément and Angie Bukley
“Artificial Gravity”
Microcosm Press and Springer Science & Business Media, LLC, New York, NY, USA, 2007

2009 Joan Vernikos and Robin S. Hosie, USA
"The G-Connection: Harness Gravity and Reverse Aging"
iUniverse, Inc., New York, NY, USA, 2004

2010 Hanns-Christian Gunga
"Nathan Zuntz"
Elsevier, Academic Press, Amsterdam, 2009

2011 Elizabeth L. Kordyum, Ukraine and Dave H. Chapman, USA
Plants in Space, Academperiodyca, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2007

2012 Alexander Choukèr
"Stress Challenges and Immunity in Space - From Mechanisms to Monitoring and Preventive Strategies"
Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 2012

2013 Gilles Clement and Millard F. Reschke
"Neuroscience in Space"
Springer Science & Media, New York, 2008

Social Science Book Award

This award is given annually to recognize excellence in publication made by a member or a corresponding member of the Academy in the fields related to social science.

1987 Carl Q. Christol, USA
"The Modern International Law of the Outer Space",
Pergamon Press, 1982

1988 Stephen Gorove, USA
" United States Space Law - National and International regulations"
Oceana Publishing Co.

1991 Karl H Boeckstiegel, Germany
"Environmental Activities in Space"

1992 Carl Q. Christol, USA
"Space Law: Past, Present and Future"
Kluwer Law and Taxation Publisher, Deventer, The Netherlands and Boston, USA, 516 pages

1992 Stephen Gorove, USA
"Development in Space Law: Issues and Policy"
Martinus Nijhoff-Kluwer Academic Publisher, Dordrecht, The Netherlands and Hingham, Massachusetts, USA, 428 pages

1993 Nandasiri Jasentuliyana, Sri Lanka,
"Space Law, Development and Scope", 1992
GPG Greenwood Publishing Group, USA

1995 Jacques Villain and Roger Vignelles, France
"Baikonour, La Porte des Etoiles"
Armand Colin, 1994, Paris, France, 255 pages

1996 Nicolas Matesco Matte, Canada
"Annals of Air and Space Law"
Founder and Editor in Chief
McGill University, Montreal, Canada and Editions P餯ne, Paris, France, 1995

1997 U.R. Rao, India
"Space Technology for Sustainable Development"
Tata McGraw-Hill, New Dehli, India 1996
1997 Fabiola de Oliveira, Brazil
"O Brasil Chega Ao Espa篢
Câ­¡ra Brasileira do Livro, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1996

1998 Jim Harford, USA
"Korolev, how one man masterminded the Soviet drive to beat America to the Moon"
John Wiley & Sons Inc., New York 1997, 377 pages
1998 Suzan McKenna-Lawlor, Ireland
"What ever shines should be observed"
Samton Limited, Dublin, 1998, 131 pages

1999 Andre Lebeau, France
"L'Espace: les enjeux et les mythes"
Hachette, 1998

2001 Volker Liebig and Kai-Uwe Schrogl, Germany
"Space Applications and Policies for the New Century"
Peter Lang GmbH, 2000, 266 pages
and 2001 John M. Logsdon, USA
"Exploring the Unknown, Selected Documents in the History of the US Civil Space Program"
NASA, SP 2001 - 4407, 2001, five volumes

2006 Natalino Ronzitti and Gabriella Venturini
"The Law of Air Warfare - Contemporary Issues"
Eleven International Publishing, Utrecht, The Netherlands

2007 Boris Ye. Chertok
"Rocket and People"
NASA SP series, Washington DC, USA, 2005-2006

2008 Jose Monserrat Filho
“Law and Policy in the Space Age - Can we be more just than on earth?”
Viera & Lent Casa Editora, Brazil, 2007

2009 Lotta Viikari, Finland
"The Environmental Element in Space law"
Martinus Nijhoff Publisher, The Netherlands, 2008

2010 Stephan Hobe, Bernhard Schmidt-Tedd and Kai-Uwe Schrogl
"Cologne Commentary on Space Law, Vol.1"
Editions Carl Heymannns, Cologne, 2009

2011 Ram S. Jakhu, India
National Regulation of Space Activities, Springer, New-York, 2010

2012 Christian Brünner and Alexander Soucek
"Outer Space in Society, Politics and Law"
Springer-Verlag, Wien, 2011

2012 Christian Lardier and Stefan Barensky
"Les Deux Vies de Soyouz"
Editions Edite, Paris, 2011

2013 Franck Lehot
"Voler en Apesanteur: un rêve désormais possible"
Vuibert, Paris, France, 2012

Luigi Napolitano Book Award

This award instituted since 1992 is given annually to recognize excellence in recent publication (less than three years) made by an individual or a group non-member of the Academy in any field related to space.

1992 Le Grand Atlas de l'Espace
Encyclopaedia Universalis, 1991, 370 pages
Jacques Bersani, Hans Schweizer, Jean Gall and Michel Lardy together with around 30 contributors from the IAA and others.

1994 Dictionary of International Law of Outer Space
Moskva 1992, 295 pages, International Relation
Vladlen S.Vereshchetin

1995 Space Technology and the Modernization
Beijing 1991, 369 pages, Astronautical Publishing House
Liu Jiyan, Liang Sili, Bai Baier, Liu Jingsheng

1996 Human Physiology in Space
A Curriculum Supplement for Secondary School, Washington, USA
Barbara Lujan and Ronald J. White

1998 Walking to Olympus: an EVA Chronology
Monographs in Aerospace History Series 7, October 1997
David S.F. Portree and Robert Trevino

1999 NASA and the Exploration of Space
Roger de Launius and Bertram Ulrich

2001 Fundamental of Space Life Sciences
Krieger Publishing Company, 1997, 364 pages
Susan E. Churchill

2002 The Route Towards Cosmic Man
Leal, Uteha, Noriega Editores, Mexico, 1999, 237 pages
Ramiro Iglesias

2003 A World without Gravity, Researth in Space for Health and Industrial Processes
ESA Publications Division, June 2001, The Netherlands
Guenter Seibert

2004 Spacecraft System Engineering
Wiley Publishers, 1991, 1995 and 2003
Peter Fortescue and John Stark

2005 Fundamentals of Space Medicine
Kluwer Academic Publisher, Dordrecht, 2003
Gilles Clement

2006 Return to the Moon
Copernikus Books (Springer Science), New York, USA, 2006
Harrison H. Schmitt

2006 Blazing the Trail, The Early History of Spacecraft and Rocketry
AIAA Publisher, Reston, USA, 2004
Michael Gruntman

2007 Space Physiology
Oxford University Press Inc. New York, USA, 2006
Jay C. Buckey, Jr.

2008 Sisir Kumar Das
“Touching Lives”
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd. 2007

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