Susan Mary Patricia McKenna-Lawlor

Title: Physicist

Company: Space Technology Ireland Ltd

Location: Maynooth, County Kildare, Ireland


      • Honorary Fellow, Fellowship of Engineers Ireland (2018)
      • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2017)
      • Recipient, Special Award for Contributions to Space Science, Ernst & Young (2016)
      • Participant in the Laurels for Team Achievement Award for Providing Significant Contributions to the Philae Lander Mission Team, International Academy of Astronautics (2015)
      • Recipient, Achievement Award, European Space Agency (1992, 2013)
      • Participant in the Double Star and Cluster Laurels for Team Achievement Award, International Academy of Astronautics (2010)
      • Recipient, International Prize for Outstanding Scientific Work, Slovak Academy of Sciences (2005)
      • Recipient, Honorary Doctor of Science, Ulster University, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, U.K. (2005)
      • Recipient, Award, NASA (2004)
      • Recipient, Scientific Book Award, International Academy of Astronautics (1998)
      • Recipient, Woman of Europe Award, Irish Laureate (1994)
      • Appointed Honorary Citizen of San Jose, California (1991)
      • Recipient, Russian Tsiokovsky Gold Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Cosmonautics (1988)
      • Recipient, Irish Person of the Year Award (1986)
      • Founder of high tech company Space Technology Ireland Ltd. (1985)
      • Participant as Principal Investigator/Co-Investigator in missions launched by Europe (ESA), America (NASA) Russia, China and India to: comets, asteroids, the Moon, Earth, Mars, Venus, with flights to Mercury and Jupiter in preparation.
      • Several scientific studies relating to cosmonautics are presently ongoing under the auspices of the International Academy of Astronautics.
      • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (2009, 2013-2016)


      • Scholar, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
      • PhD, National University of Ireland
      • MSc, National University of Ireland
      • BSc (Special), National University of Ireland

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