This object is on display in the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar room at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.
Collection Item Summary:
This Apollo 12 commemorative medal was struck by the Wellings Mint in Toronto, Canada. Apollo 12 launched on November 14, 1969, and returned to Earth ten days later. It was the sixth human spaceflight and the second lunar landing in the Apollo program. Charles Conrad, Jr., Richard Gordon, Jr., and Alan Bean were the astronauts.
Space medal collector Thomas Becker donated this medal to the National Collection in 1972.
Collection Item Long Description:
National Air and Space Museum
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Gift of Thomas Becker
3-D: 3.8cm (1 1/2 in.)
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