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Medal, Commemorative, Apollo 7

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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 7 commemorative medal was designed by the Italian sculptor, Constantino Affer. The Apollo 7 mission was launched on October 11, 1968, and returned to earth nine days later. As the first human flight of the Apollo spacecraft, Apollo 7 remained in earth orbit during the entire mission. Walter Schirra, Jr., Donn Eisele, and Walter Cunningham were the three astronauts.

Space medal collector Thomas Becker donated this medal to the Museum in 1972.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Designer

Constantino Affer

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Becker

Materials

Silver

Dimensions

3-D: 5.1cm (2 in.)

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National Air and Space Museum Collection

Country of Origin

Italy

Type

MEMORABILIA-Events

Inventory Number

A19731509000