SwRI’S Alan Stern named AGU Fellow, AIAA Associate Fellow

September 28, 2021 — Dr. Alan Stern has been named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Stern serves as principal investigator of NASA’s New Horizons mission, which made headlines worldwide over several years when the spacecraft returned fascinating data and imagery of Pluto, its moons, and Kuiper Belt object Arrokoth. He is also an active proponent of suborbital, orbital, and planetary space commercialization and has been on 29 NASA and European Space Agency mission science teams.