Trophies and Awards

The National Air and Space Museum presents this trophy annually to recognize both past and present achievements involving the management or execution of a scientific or technological project, a distinguished career of service in air and space technology, or a significant contribution in chronicling the history of air and space technology. The trophy was created by John Safer of Washington, DC, who donated it to our Museum.

Past recipients are listed below.

Lifetime Achievements

 

Current Achievement

2015 Stamatios "Tom" M. Krimigis   2015 Kepler Mission Team
2014 Norm Augustine   2014 The Dawn Flight Team
2013  Joseph F. Sutter   2013  Mars Science Laboratory Entry, Descent and
Landing (EDL) Team
2012     2012  
2011     2011  
2010     2010  
2009     2009  
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

 

 

"Guidance, Navigation, and Control" Objects (1 to 12 of 182)

  • Guidance System, Minuteman III
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Rockwell International Corporation
    Credit Line: Transferred from the United States Air Force.
    Type: INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
  • Autopilot, V-1
    Country of Origin: Germany
    Manufacturer: Askania Werke A.G.
    Credit Line: Gift of the Army and Navy Club
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Guidance & Control
  • Gyro, Autopilot, V-1
    Country of Origin: Germany
    Manufacturer: Askania Werke A.G.
    Credit Line: Transferred from the U.S. Air Force
    Type: INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
  • Guidance System, Stellar-Inertial, XN-2
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: North American Aircraft Company
    Credit Line: Transferred from the United States Air Force.
    Type: INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
  • Vacuum Radio Tube, R.H. Goddard Type
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Collins Radio Co.
    Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Robert H. Goddard
    Date: ca. 1936
    Type: EQUIPMENT-Communications Devices
  • Computer, Guidance, Gemini 2
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: IBM Corporation
    Credit Line: Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Type: INSTRUMENTS-Computers, General Purpose
  • Computer, Guidance, Gemini 8
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: IBM Corporation
    Credit Line: Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Type: INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
  • Indicator, Attitude, Gemini 7
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Lear Siegler Inc.
    Credit Line: Gift of the McDonnell-Douglas Corporation.
    Type: INSTRUMENTS-Flight Management
  • Gyro, Rate, Gemini 8
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Honeywell Inc.
    Credit Line: Gift of Honeywell Inc.
    Type: EQUIPMENT-Electronics
  • Controller, Attitude, Gemini 8
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Honeywell Inc.
    Credit Line: Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Type: INSTRUMENTS-Flight Management
  • Guidance System, Stellar-Inertial, Northrop "Snark"
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Northrop Aircraft Inc.
    Credit Line: Gift of the Northrop Corporation.
    Type: INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
  • Indicator, Attitude Direction, Gemini
    Country of Origin: USA
    Manufacturer: Lear Siegler Inc.
    Credit Line: Transfer from National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Type: INSTRUMENTS-Navigational

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