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The 2014 Howard Hughes Memorial Award Trophy was presented to Elon Musk to a sold out crowd

People came from near and far to witness the presentation of the Howard Hughes Memorial trophy to Elon Musk.  He was introduced by Jim Albaugh, former CEO of Boeing, Inc.  The introduction included a kind and well deserved comparison to Howard Hughes and his accomplishments. Musk (second from left) is pictured with Aero Club President […]

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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk to receive 2014 Howard Hughes Memorial Award

Elon Musk, CEO and CTO of SpaceX , the Hawthorne-based company which makes and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft, has been selected to receive the Aero Club’s 2014 Howard Hughes Memorial Award. Established in 1978 by the Hughes family, the Award is presented annually to an aerospace leader whose accomplishments have contributed significantly to the […]

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2013 Howard Hughes Memorial Award presented to Dr. Edward Stone at the Jonathan Club in Los Angeles, CA

The members of the Aero Club of Southern California gathered on Wednesday 2/14/2014 to honor Doctor Edward Stone as the 2013 Howard Hughes Memorial Trophy winner. It was a marvelous evening with multiple dignitaries in the aerospace industry present.

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…and the 2013 Howard Hughes Memorial award goes to…

Space Scientist Dr. Edward C. Stone to receive The Aero Club of Southern California’s 2013 Howard Hughes Memorial Award Los Angeles, CA – August 20, 2013 – Space scientist Dr. Edward C. Stone, professor of physics at the California Institute of Technology and former director of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, has been selected to […]

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