You are here

Medal, Commemorative, Gemini IV, National Commemorative Society

favorite

Display Status:

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 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).

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

Sculptor

Evangelos Frudakis

Manufacturer

National Commemorative Society

Credit Line

Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time.

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.)

See more items in

National Air and Space Museum Collection

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

MEMORABILIA-Events

Inventory Number

A19750159000