2021 Autumn Conferment of Decoration - Professor Scott Pace
Embassy of Japan
November 3, 2021
2021 Autumn Conferment of Decoration
Professor Scott Pace
On November 3, 2021 (Japan Time), the Government of Japan announced the foreign recipients of the 2021 Autumn Imperial Decorations. Professor Scott Pace, the former Executive Secretary of the National Space Council and Former Deputy Assistant to the President, is among this year’s foreign recipients. In recognition of his contributions towards strengthening the relationship between Japan and the United States of America in the field of space, he will receive the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star.
SUMMARY OF CONTRIBUTIONS
Professor Pace, as Executive Secretary of the National Space Conference, has greatly contributed to fostering mutual recognition and developing strong relationships between Japan and the U.S in the field of space. He has co-chaired the Japan-US Comprehensive Dialogue on Space on three occasions since 2017 and has promoted the importance of the US-Japan relationship to a wide range of stakeholders throughout academia, industry and media.
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