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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

2016 Novosyadlyj Bohdan, Pelykh Volodymyr, Shtanov Yuri, Zhuk Alexander (Vol1),
Shulga Valery, Zhdanov Valery, Alexandrov Alexander, Berczik Peter, Pavlenko Elena, Pavlenko Yakiv, Pilyugin Leonid, Tsvetkova Viktoria (Vol2),
Vavilova Irina, Bolotin Yuri, Boyarsky Aleksej, Danevich Fedor, Kobychev Vyacheslav,Tretyak Volodymyr, Babyk Iuri, Iakubovskyi Dmytro, Hnatyk Bohdan, Sergeev Sergej (Vol 3)
"Dark Energy and Dark Matter in the Universe" (in three volumes)
Publishing House "Akademperiodyka", Ukraine, 2013 (Vol1), 2014 (Vol2), 2015 (Vol3)

2016 Antonio Viviani, Giuseppe Pezzella
"Aerodynamic and Aerothermodynamic Analysis of Space Mission Vehicles"
Springer Aerospace Technology, Switzerland, 2015

2018 Susan McKenna Lawlor
"The Energetic Particle Radiation Hazard en route to and at Mars"
China Astronautic Publishing House Co., Ltd., 2017

2018 Arthur M. Dula, Zhang Zhenjun
"Space Mineral Resources – A Global Assessment of the Challenges and Opportunities"
Virginia Edition, 2015 (English version), China Astronautic Publishing House Co., Ltd., 2017 (Chinese version)

2018 Claudio Maccone
"Deep Space Flight and Communications – Exploiting the Sun as a Gravitational Lens"
Springer, 2014 (Chinese version)

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

2014 Giancarlo Genta
"Introduction to the Mechanics of Space Robots"
Springer, New-York, USA, 2011

2015 PV. Manoranjan Rao and P. Radhakrishnan
"A Brief History of Rocketry in ISRO"
Universities Press Private Limited, India, 2012

2017 Valery A. Menshikov, Anatoly N. Perminov, Yuri M. Urlichich
Global Aerospace Monitoring and Disaster Management
Springer, 2012

2017 Daniel A. Beysens and Jack J.W.A. Van Loon
Generation and Applications of Extra-Terrestrial Environments on Earth
Rivers Publishers, Denmark, 2015

2018 Christophe Bonnal
"Pollution Spatiale – L’état d’urgence"
Belin, 2016

2018 V.G. Degtiar, V.A. Volkov
"Rocket concept to protect the Earth against asteroidal hazard"
Mashinostroenie, 2014

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

2014 Gerda Horneck and Petra Rettberg
"Complete Course in Astrobiology"
Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co.KGaA, Germany, 2007

2015 Hanns-Christian Gunga
Human Physiology in Extreme Environments
Academic Press Elsevier, 2014

2016 Nick Kanas
Humans in Space - The Psychological Hurdles
Springer Praxis Books, Switzerland, 2015

2016 Dieter Blottner, Michele Salanova
The NeuroMuscular System: From Earth to Space Life Science - Neuromuscular Cell Signalling in Disuse and Exercise
Springer Briefs in Space Life Sciences, Germany, 2015

2017 C. Nickerson, N. Pellis, M. Ott
Effect of Spaceflight and Spaceflight Analogue Culture on Human and Microbial Cells, 2016

2017 S. Schneider
Exercise in Space, 2016

2017 H-C. Gunga, V. Weller von Ahlefeld, H-J. Appell Coriolano, A. Werner, U. Hoffmann
Cardiovascular System, Red Blood Cells, and Oxygen Transport in Microgravity, 2016

2018 A. Chouker, O. Ullrich
The Immune System in Space: Are we prepared
Springer, 2016

2018 A.E. Nicogossian, R.S. Williams, CL. Huntoon, C.R. Doarn, JD. Polk, V.S. Schneider
Space Physiology and Medicine
Springer, 2016

2018 T. Sgobba, B. Kanki, J.F. Clervoy , G.M. Sandal
Space Safety and Human Performance
Elsevier, 2018

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

2014 Stephan Hobe
"Pioneers of Space Law"
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Leiden Boston, 2013

2014 Alexander Degtyarev and Victor Tkachenko
"Yangel. Life given for homeland"
"Budnik. Work of all my life"
"Utkin. Stars of the General Designer"
"Konyukhov. Dedicated to the 75th anniversary from the date of his birth"
Dnepropetrovsk, Art Press, 2013 & 2014

2015 Frans Von der Dunk
Handbook of Space Law
Edward Elgar Publisher
Cheltenham, UK and Northhampton MA USA, 2015

2016 Claude Nicollier and Volker Gass
Our Space Environment - Opportunities, Stakes, and Dangers
EPFL Press - CRC Press, Switzerland, 2015

2018 Virgiliu Pop
Who Owns the Moon? Extraterrestrial Aspects of Land and Mineral Resources Ownership
Springer, 2008

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