Awards & Winners

William Henry Pickering

Date of Birth 15-February-1858
Place of Birth Boston
(Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States of America, Area code 617, Area code 857)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as William H. Pickering
Profession Astronomer
William Henry Pickering was an American astronomer, brother of Edward Charles Pickering. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1883.

Awards by William Henry Pickering

Check all the awards nominated and won by William Henry Pickering.


National Medal of Science for Engineering
(For his leadership of the exploration of the planets of the solar system and his personal contributions to the theory and practice of soft planetary landings and collection of data from deep space.)