In addition to riveting speakers and panels, SpaceVision 2014 will feature a number of activities. These include:
- Bob Richards Scholarship for Peace through Space
This award recognizes a student who has demonstrated passion for using space for peaceful benefits to humanity.
- Peter Diamandis Bold Space Entrepreneur Scholarship
This award recognizes a student for their entrepreneurial efforts in the space industry.
- Todd B. Hawley Award for Student Leadership
This award honors the late SEDS Co-Founder, Mr. Todd B. Hawley, who outstanding contributions to SEDS this year. This person made the most significantly impacted the organization as a whole and demonstrated excellent leadership ability, dedication, hard work, and persistence.
- SEDS Chapter of the Year This award honors the chapter was the highest achieving chapter and was most effective at displaying vision of SEDS at every opportunity. This chapter worked on a variety of projects and made a great effort to interact with other members nationally. This chapter should serve as a model for other chapters..
- SEDS Best New Chapter
This award honors a chapter which has been founded within the last two years which has set the standard for a new chapter. This chapter has undergone tremendous growth and has gained recognition for their efforts. Their projects are innovative and involving, and are inspiration for both new chapters and older chapters.
- SEDS Technical Project of the Year
This award honors the best overall student technical project of the year students have performed. This winner of this award demonstrates strong accomplishment in the projects field. This project overall follows, encourages, and enhances the mission statement of SEDS while building technical skills critical for students participating on the project. This project serves in some form or the other as what projects should strive to attain.
- SEDS Satellite Project of the Year
This award honors the best project that has been performed throughout the year which benefits the satellite industry, educates members about the functionality and operation of satellites, or serves as the best model of a satellite program. This award, made in conjunction with the Society of Space Professionals International (SSPI) serves as a demonstration of the projects still in accomplishing its mission, and sets an example of what amazing things in the satellite field students can accomplish.
- SEDS Outreach Project of the Year
This award honors a project which promotes student effort at educating the public about the importance of space. This project has been innovative or effective at promoting space exploration and development. The project should serve as a model for chapters to base their outreach efforts on.
- ISU/AAS Major Diversity Award
This statistical award is given to the Chapter most effective at bringing in more members who are not associated with the traditional aerospace fields. Their membership in and of itself promotes to the public, and their efforts at reaching others should be promoted to all chapters.
- ISU/WIA Gender Diversity Award
This statistical award is given to the Chapter most effective at maintaining a diverse gender. As one of the larger challenges to the Aerospace Industry, this chapter sets an example of getting a representative involvement in space advocacy, and is effective at bringing in a gender diverse group of students.This award is made in conjunction with the International Space University and the Women in Aerospace.