Claire Porter wins NOAA David Johnson Award

The PGC is proud to announce Claire Porter is the recipient of the 2019 NOAA David Johnson Award for Outstanding Innovative Use of Earth Observation Satellite Data for her work contributing to the production of ArcticDEM and REMA! Her achievements pave the way for the continuous production of global digital elevation models. Way to go, Claire!

She received the award at the 62nd Annual Dr. Robert H. Goddard Memorial Dinner this spring in Washington, DC. Each year the National Space Club and Foundation recognizes awards selected by a panel of experts from across the aerospace and defence industry, government and academia that capture inspiring work of individuals across the United States.

Claire also excitingly met, shook hands with and posed for photos next to the legendary Buzz Aldrin!


For more information about the David Johnson award and a list of its previous award recipients.

Check out the list of this year’s National Space Club and Foundation award recipients here and as well as the official press release.

View photos of the 62nd Annual Dr. Robert H. Goddard Memorial Dinner held on March 22, 2019.


Watch the video of last year’s keynote speaker or watch it on YouTube.



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