2009 (press release) (photo album) (video)
NASA AND THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION TEAM OF THE BOEING COMPANY, DRAPER LABORATORY, HONEYWELL CORPORATION, LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION, UNITED SPACE ALLIANCE AND UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
For the design, development and assembly in space of the world’s largest spacecraft, an orbiting laboratory, promising new discoveries for mankind and setting new standards for international cooperation in space.
2008 (press release) (photo album)
THE COMMERCIAL AVIATION SAFETY TEAM
For achieving an unprecedented safety level in U.S. commercial airline operations by reducing risk of a fatal airline accident by 83 percent, resulting in two consecutive years of no commercial scheduled airline fatalities.
2007 (press release) (photo album)
THE AUTOMATIC DEPENDENT SURVEILLANCE-BROADCAST (ADS-B) TEAM OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR GROUPS
For conceptualizing, developing, and initially implementing the next generation performance-based air-ground, ground-air, and air-air surveillance system.
2006 (press release)
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION, THE BOEING COMPANY, PRATT & WHITNEY, NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION, RAYTHEON CORPORATION, BAE SYSTEMS and the UNITED STATES AIR FORCE
For designing, testing, and operating the revolutionary F-22 Raptor, providing total air dominance for America’s future.
2005 (press release)
For innovation in the advancement of general aviation through the design, development and manufacture of the Eclipse 500, the World’s first very light jet.
2004 (press release) (photo album)
PAUL ALLEN, BURT RUTAN, DOUG SHANE, MIKE MELVILL, BRIAN BINNIE and the entire SPACESHIP ONE TEAM
For the successful development of the first privately financed, built and flown space vehicle.
2003 (press release)
The GULFSTREAM G550 TEAM
For leading edge achievement in designing, testing and building an innovative aircraft while incorporating measurable safety enhancements and far-reaching advances in aerospace technology.
2002 (press release)
SKORSKY AIRCRAFT CORPORATION and the S-92 INDUSTRY TEAM
For designing, manufacturing, testing and introducing into service the S-92 Helicopter, which raised “across-the-board” standards for rotary wing air travel.
2001 (press release)
PRATT & WHITNEY, ROLLS-ROYCE, LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION, NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION, BAE SYSTEMS AND THE JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER PROGRAM OFFICE
For designing, developing, and demonstrating the Integrated Lift Fan Propulsion System, the next generation in aviation propulsion performance, efficiency and safety.
2000 (press release)
NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION, ROLLS-ROYCE, RAYTHEON COMPANY, L-3 COMMUNICATIONS, UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, AND DARPA
For designing, building, testing, and operating Global Hawk, the first fully autonomous, operationally demonstrated, and most capable surveillance and reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicle in the world.