Degrees/Honours B.S., Mechanical Engineering, City College of New York

Honorary Doctorate, Case Western Reserve University

Honorary Doctorate, Central State University

Honorary Doctorate, City College of New York

Honorary Doctorate, Florida Institute of Technology

Honorary Doctorate, Framingham State University

Honorary Doctorate, Polytechnic University of New York

Honorary Doctorate, University of Arizona

Honorary Doctorate, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Honorary Doctorate, University of Michigan

Honorary Doctorate, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Honorary Doctorate, Daniel Webster College

Honorary Doctorate, Wheeling Jesuit College

Honorary Degree in Mechanical Engineering, University of Padova (Italy)

Member, National Academy of Engineering

Member, International Academy of Astronautics

Fellow, American Astronomical Society

Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Fellow, Institute for the Advancement of Engineering


The 1999 Highlight Award, Women of Washington

1999 Small Business Advocate of the Year, Midwest Aerospace Consortium of Small Businesses

1999 U.S. Small Business Administration Tibbetts Award

Parren J. Mitchell Pioneer Award

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Freedom Flight Award

National Journal, 100 Most Influential in Government

Defense Business, 40 Most Influential Defense Industry Leaders

Aviation Week & Space Technology, 1998 Laurel Space Award

Civilian Kitty Hawk Sands of Time Award

Goddard Quality Award

Grand Cross of the National Order of Scientific Merit, admitted by President of Brazil Fernando Henrique Cardosa

Heald Award, Illinois Institute of Technology

Nelson P. Jackson Aerospace Award, National Space Club

International Von Karman Wings Award, Aerospace Historical Society

John F. Kennedy Astronautics Award, American Astronautical Society

Meritorious Award, National Association of Small and Disadvantaged Businesses (awarded twice)

Outstanding Agency Administrator, Federal Asian-Pacific American Council

Piper General Aviation Award, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

President's Medal, New York Institute of Technology

Rotary National Award for Space Achievement

Space Pioneer Award, National Space Society

Townsend Harris Medal, City College of New York

IMAX Founders Award, April 2000


Daniel S. Goldin, Mechanical Engineer

Chief Administrator of NASA