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Sacknoff Prize for Space History – $300 for University Student

Published on April 4, 2011 by   ·   No Comments
The Sacknoff Prize for Space History
To encourage research and writing effort among university students in the area of space history.
Students must be enrolled at educational institutions (upper-class undergraduate or graduate level) at the time of submittal. Papers already published or scheduled for publication will NOT be accepted.
Cash prize of $300 and a plaque. - Winning paper will be considered for publication in the journal, Quest: The History of Spaceflight.
Submissions must be postmarked by 10 June 2011.Winners announced in August.
For More Information

Please contact Dr. David Arnold
Criteria for Submission
Manuscripts should not exceed 10,000 words andshould be typed, double-spaced and in English.Submissions should emphasize in-depth research,with adequate citations of the sources utilized. Originality of ideas is important.  Diagrams, graphs,images, or photographs may be included. Although works must be historical in character, they can draw on disciplines other than history, eg. cultural studies, literature, communications, economics,engineering, science, etc.  Comparative or international studies of the history of spaceflight are encouraged.  Possible subjects include, but are not limited to historical aspects of space companies and their leaders; regulation of the space business; financialand economic aspects of the space industry; thesocial effects of spaceflight; space technology development; the space environment; and space systemsdesign, engineering, and safety.
Send Papers to:
Submissions must be electronic and importable into Word or Adobe PDF format and sent A cover letter should be included stating the student’s address, including email address, school, program, advisor, and stage instudies.  The student should indicate how the paper submitted would related to his or her professional future.

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