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:
National Air and Space Museum
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
National Commemorative Society
Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time.
Sterling silver medal. Leather and felt storage box with a metal citation plate.
- 3-D (Medal): 3.8cm (1 1/2 in.)
- 3-D (Storage Box): 12.7 x 7.6cm (5 x 3 in.)
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Country of Origin
United States of America