Pin, Gstaad

Pin, Gstaad

     

This pin was owned by John Bickers, a Public Affairs representative for the McDonnell Company (later McDonnell Douglas), an aerospace company that held contracts with NASA throughout Project Mercury, the Gemini program, the Apollo program, the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, and the Space Shuttle program.

During his tenure with McDonnell, Bickers compiled and edited Press Reference Books for the Gemini Space Missions and supported early Space Shuttle flights. The pin commemorates the Swiss Alp resort town of Gstaad.

Bickers donated the pin to the National Collection in 2007.

Gift of John Bickers

Country of Origin
Switzerland

Type
MEMORABILIA-Events

Materials
Metal, enamel
Dimensions
3-D: 1.9 x 0.6 x 2.5cm (3/4 x 1/4 x 1 in.)

This pin was owned by John Bickers, a Public Affairs representative for the McDonnell Company (later McDonnell Douglas), an aerospace company that held contracts with NASA throughout Project Mercury, the Gemini program, the Apollo program, the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, and the Space Shuttle program. It was during the preparations for the mission that he began to collect pins, first Soviet ones and then ones representing other cities, such as Gstaad.

During his tenure with McDonnell, Bickers compiled and edited Press Reference Books for the Gemini Space Missions and supported early Space Shuttle flights. The pin commemorates the Swiss Alp resort town of Gstaad.

Bickers donated the pin to the National Collection in 2007.

This pin was owned by John Bickers, a Public Affairs representative for the McDonnell Company (later McDonnell Douglas), an aerospace company that held contracts with NASA throughout Project Mercury, the Gemini program, the Apollo program, the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, and the Space Shuttle program.

During his tenure with McDonnell, Bickers compiled and edited Press Reference Books for the Gemini Space Missions and supported early Space Shuttle flights. The pin commemorates the Swiss Alp resort town of Gstaad.

Bickers donated the pin to the National Collection in 2007.

Gift of John Bickers

Country of Origin
Switzerland

Type
MEMORABILIA-Events

Materials
Metal, enamel
Dimensions
3-D: 1.9 x 0.6 x 2.5cm (3/4 x 1/4 x 1 in.)

This pin was owned by John Bickers, a Public Affairs representative for the McDonnell Company (later McDonnell Douglas), an aerospace company that held contracts with NASA throughout Project Mercury, the Gemini program, the Apollo program, the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, and the Space Shuttle program. It was during the preparations for the mission that he began to collect pins, first Soviet ones and then ones representing other cities, such as Gstaad.

During his tenure with McDonnell, Bickers compiled and edited Press Reference Books for the Gemini Space Missions and supported early Space Shuttle flights. The pin commemorates the Swiss Alp resort town of Gstaad.

Bickers donated the pin to the National Collection in 2007.

ID: A20080018000