Planetary scientist Carolyn Porco Honorary Doctorate of Science, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ (2015) View >>

Laureate, International Academy of Humanism (2013) View >>

"The 25 Most Influential People in Space," TIME magazine (2012) View >>

Distinguished Alumni Award, Caltech, Pasadena, CA (2011) View >>

Science Writer Fellowship, Huntington Library, Pasadena, CA (2010) View >>

Carl Sagan Medal for Excellence in the Communication of Science to the Public, DPS/AAS (2010) View >>

Congressional tribute from Colorado Senator Mark Udall, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC (2009) View >>

Honorary Doctorate of Science, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY (2009) View >>

"The 50 People Who Matter Today", New Statesman magazine (2009) View >>

Lennart Nilsson Award for "excellence in scientific photography" (2009) View >>

Wired magazine's first-ever Smart List (2008) View >>

Isaac Asimov Science Award, American Humanist Association (2008) View >>

"50 R&D Stars to Watch": Fifty scientists and engineers chosen by Industry Week as leaders in their field (1999) View >>

"The Brains Behind the 21st Century": Eighteen scientific leaders selected by the London Sunday Times as "leading figures in the scientific community" (1999)

Five Star Faculty Teaching Award, Finalist "For Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching", The Honors Centers, University of Arizona (1998)

Asteroid 7231 Porco: "Named in honor of Carolyn C. Porco, a pioneer in the study of planetary ring systems ... and a leader in spacecraft exploration of the outer solar system." (1998) View >>