Awards

NASA Student Launch Awards
  • National Champions
    2019, 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
  • Second Place Overall
    2017
  • Third Place Overall
    2012, 2011
  • Orbital-ATK Payload Design Award
    2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Orbital-ATK  Educational Engagement Award
    2017, 2014, 2012
  • Orbital-ATK Website Design Award
    2015, 2014, 2010
  • Orbital-ATK Project Review Award
    2016, 2014
  • ATK Closest to Altitude Award
    2014, 2009
  • Orbital-ATK Rocket Fair Award
    2017
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) National Awards
  • AIAA Abe Zarem Award for Distinguished Achievement in Astronautics
    Chris Lyne; 2017
  • AIAA Abe Zarem Educator Award
    Professor Amrutur Anilkumar; 2017
  • AIAA Faculty Adviser of the Year
    Professor Amrutur Anilkumar; 2016
  • AIAA Associate Fellow
    Professor Amrutur Anilkumar; 2012
     
International Astronautical Federation (IAF)
  •  Association Aeronautique Astronautique de France Pierre Contensou Medal : Chris Lyne; 2016
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Regional Awards
  • TN AIAA Special Awards for Outstanding Mentorship
    William Emfinger, Ben Gasser; 2016
  • TN AIAA Special Award for Outstanding Outreach Leadership Rebecca Riley; 2016
  • AIAA Region II Graduate Division Second Place
    Chris Lyne; 2016
  • AIAA Region II Undergraduate Division: Second Place
    Patrick Foran; 2014
  • TN AIAA Special Award for Winning NASA USLI Overall Championship in 2013
    Student Launch Team; 2014
  • AIAA Region II Team Division Second Place
    Student Launch Team; 2013
  • TN AIAA Special Award: Outstanding Rocketry Mentor
    Robin Midgett; 2013
  • TN AIAA Special Award for Educational Outreach
    Student Launch Team; 2012
  • AIAA Region II Undergraduate Division Second Place
    Zach Smith, Chris Lioi; 2011
  • TN AIAA Special Award for Outstanding Success at NASA USLI
    Student Launch Team; 2010
  • TN AIAA Special Award for Outstanding Mentoring
    Professor Amrutur Anilkumar; 2010
  • AIAA Region II Team Division Third Place
    Student Launch Team; 2009
  • AIAA Region II Team Division Second Place
    Student Launch Team; 2008
  • TN AIAA Special Award for Outstanding Success at NASA USLI
    Student Launch Team; 2008
  • TN AIAA Faculty Booster Award
    Professor Amrutur Anilkumar; 2008