NASA confers Exceptional Public Service Medal to Michael A’Hearn posthumously

NASA has posthumously awarded the Exceptional Public Service Medal to Michael A’Hearn, one of the world’s leading comet scientists. A’Hearn died at the age of 76.

The NASA Medal is for “fundamental work on comets and small bodies of the solar system, leadership in space missions, and ensuring public access to data from NASA missions and related projects.” 
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  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration is the full form of NASA.
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  • NASA was established in 1958.
Source- NASA

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