Medal, Commemorative, Gemini IV, National Commemorative Society

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This Gemini IV commemorative medal was designed by Evangelos Frudakis and struck by the National Commemorative Society. Gemini IV was the second of Gemini's human spaceflights and flew in space from June 3-7, 1965. James A. McDivitt and Edward H. White II were the astronauts. During the flight, White became the first American to perform an extra-vehicular activity (space walk).

Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Sculptor
Evangelos Frudakis
Manufacturer
National Commemorative Society

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar

Type
MEMORABILIA-Events

Materials
Sterling silver medal. Leather and felt storage box with a metal citation plate.
Dimensions
3-D (Medal): 3.8cm (1 1/2 in.)
3-D (Storage Box): 12.7 x 7.6cm (5 x 3 in.)

This Gemini IV commemorative medal was designed by Evangelos Frudakis and struck by the National Commemorative Society. Gemini IV was the second of Gemini's human spaceflights and flew in space from June 3-7, 1965. James A. McDivitt and Edward H. White II were the astronauts. During the flight, White became the first American to perform an extra-vehicular activity (space walk).

Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Sculptor
Evangelos Frudakis
Manufacturer
National Commemorative Society

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar

Type
MEMORABILIA-Events

Materials
Sterling silver medal. Leather and felt storage box with a metal citation plate.
Dimensions
3-D (Medal): 3.8cm (1 1/2 in.)
3-D (Storage Box): 12.7 x 7.6cm (5 x 3 in.)

ID: A19750159000