CLEO: Cisco router in low Earth orbit - awards won by work with CLEO - awards won by VMOC work

Awards for VMOC work within NASA

The VMOC demonstration team received a NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate Turning Goals into Reality award at a ceremony on 25 October 2005 at Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland, Ohio. Video describing the VMOC testing work was put together by NASA and presented at the award ceremony.

assembled Turning Goals Into Reality awards

The VMOC group that attended the award ceremony. Back: Dan Shell (Cisco Systems), Eric Miller (General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems), Phil Paulsen (NASA Glenn). Front: Will Ivancic (NASA Glenn), Joe Ishac (NASA Glenn), Phil Ardire (Western Datacom). Eric Miller and Dan Shell at the award ceremony

VMOC award winners on stage with Michael Griffin. From left: Julian Earls (Director, NASA Glenn), Jaiwon Shin, NASA Deputy Associate Administrator for Aeronautics, Phil Paulsen (NASA Glenn), Eric Miller (General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems), Jay Heberle (Universal Space Network), Lisa Porter (NASA Associate Administrator for Aeronautics), Dan Shell (Cisco Systems), Phil Ardire (Western Datacom), Mike Griffin (NASA Administrator). From left, back: Dave Stewart, Dan Shell, Phil Paulsen. Front: Will Ivancic, Terry Bell.

Rick Sanford holding the TGIR award to Cisco Systems

Awards for VMOC work within General Dynamics

The work on demonstrating VMOC with CLEO garnered awards within General Dynamics, where the VMOC application was developed. Here Eric Miller of General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is shown receiving, on behalf of the VMOC team:

Eric Miller receives the GD-AIS President's Technology Award Eric Miller receives the GD Technology Excellence Award

Awards for VMOC work within the US Air Force

The VMOC team was nominated by Air Force Space Command for a 2005 Air Force Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award:

Captain Brett Conner of the Air Force Space Battlelab, who was the project officer for VMOC, was recognised as the Gen. William "Billy" Mitchell Air Force Battlelab Project Officer of the Year for 2004.

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