Dr. Lulla Receives the NASA Exceptional Service Medal



HOUSTON: NASA Johnson Space Center’s internationally acclaimed scientist Dr. Kamlesh Lulla received one of the highest NASA honors- the NASA Exceptional Service Medal for his long and outstanding contributions towards developing technology collaborations for future exploration missions. Dr. Ellen Ochoa, Astronaut and Director of Johnson Space center presented the medal to Dr. Lulla during ceremonies on July 7, in the Teague Auditorium at the Center.


Dr. Lulla was also recognized by the Government of India in January 2015 with Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Award and Medal from India’s Vice President Honorable Hamid Ansari for his achievements in space science and technology. Dr. Lulla has been with NASA 27 years where has positions of Chief Scientist for Earth Observations, Chief of Earth Science Branch, Chief of Flight Science Branch and director for research and technology collaborations.