Biography – Disctinctions and awards


    • Knight of the Legion of Honor
    • Officer in the National Order of Merit
    • Officer in the Order of Academic Palms
    • Honorary member of the University Institute of France
    • Member of the Academy of Air and Space
    • Member of the Academia Europaea
    • Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences, Inscriptions and Belles-Lettres, Toulouse
    • Corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences, Belles-Lettres and Arts of Bordeaux
    • Elected 1st woman of Midi-Pyrénées  » Version Femina  » in 2009


    • Manley Bendall Award 2021
    • Third prize of the high school students’ book (scientific) 2019
    • Grand prix du livre scientifique des gourmets de lettres (Académie des Jeux Floraux) 2015
    • Grand prix des amis de la Cité de l’Espace 2009
    • Prize of the Academy of Occitania 2008
    • Prize of the scientific book of Orsay 2002
    • Prize of the Cercle d’Oc 1999
    • Alpha d’Or de l’Espace 1998

The name of Sylvie Vauclair was given by the International Astronomical Union to an asteroid of the main belt: 352333 Sylvievauclair