2002 Burka Award

Presented to: Dr. Chan-Woo Park, Professor Jonathan P. How and Dr. Larry Capots

Citation: For their paper “Sensing Technologies for Formation-Flying Spacecraft in LEO Using CDGPS and an Interspacecraft Communications System” published in the Spring 2002 issue of NAVIGATION, The Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 45

Dr. Chan-Woo Park

Dr. Chan-Woo Park is a senior engineer at the Samsung Electronics Telecommunication R&D Center. He received his B.S. from the Seoul National University and his M.S. and Ph.D. from Stanford University in mechanical engineering.



Prof. Jonathan P. How is currently an associate professor in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He received a B.A.Sc. in engineering science from the University of Toronto in 1987 and his S.M. and Ph.D. in aeronautics and astronautics from MIT in 1990 and 1993, respectively.


Dr. Larry H. Capots received his Ph.D. in physics from the Georgetown University in 1976. He currently serves as manager, Advanced System Concepts and Innovation, LMSSC ATC.