About the John H. Chapman Award of Excellence
The exploration of space is more than a dream for Canadians. Challenges once seen as insurmountable are now driving innovation and scientific research. Those who have contributed to the advancement of the Canadian Space Program have shown foresight and perseverance. The Canadian Space Agency acknowledges and recognizes these eminent qualities.
The John H. Chapman Award of Excellence honours exceptional achievement. Established in 2000 and presented by the Canadian Space Agency to a member of the space community, this award celebrates a remarkable contribution to the advancement of the Canadian Space Program and a lifetime of achievement in space science and technology.
A vision that inspires Canadians
John H. Chapman Award of Excellence recipients have:
- accomplished extraordinary achievements in space science and technology fields that have delivered significant socio-economic benefits for Canada and its citizens
- advanced Canada's role in the international effort to develop space for peaceful use and the benefit of humanity
- taken part in major discoveries and scientific and technology breakthroughs and innovations
- inspired others to achieve excellence in science and technology
Innovation – The foundation of Canada's success
The Canadian space community has a proud history of significant realizations in space science and technologies that help to better understand our world and our place in the universe. We invite you to browse through our Canadian Space Milestones.
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