The award is presented to give unique recognition to an individual who has distinguished himself or herself in the field of space operations and support. The recipient shall be an individual whose exceptional contributions were critical to the success of a space mission or has achieved a significant contribution to the field of space operations.
ESA (retired - Head of OPS Ground Segment Infrastructure Division ESA / ESOC)
Mr Peccia is receiving the award for always emphasizing the importance of Ground Systems allowing flawless operations, being a leader of international cooperation, and fostering the development of international standards for cross-support between space agencies. A medal and certificate of citation will be presented to Peccia.