ANITA SENGUPTA (press release)
For two decades as an engineering innovator in the fields of space exploration and aviation, and for providing mentorship and aerospace education to women and underrepresented groups, inspiring them to reach for the stars.
WALLY FUNK (press release)
For blazing trails for women in aviation and spaceflight and inspiring the next generation of aerospace professionals as a pioneering member of the Mercury 13, flight instructor, air safety investigator, and the oldest woman to fly in space.
DR. ELLEN OCHOA (press release)
For her barrier-breaking career contributions as an engineer, astronaut, first Hispanic woman in space, and former Director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, in addition to her passionate advocacy for women and minorities in aeronautics, aviation, and space sciences.