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Display Status This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Object Details
Country of Origin United States of America Type AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons Physical Description Commemorative Dow Metal Explorer II Balloon Flight medal; Obverse; embossed Explorer II free gas balloon depicted, embossed text "NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, ARMY AIR CORPS, STRATOSPHERE FLIGHT 1935"; Reverse: embossed text "THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY, MIDLAND MICHIGAN, SAMPLE OF DOW METAL FROM WHICH THE STRATOSPHERE GONDOLA IS FABRICATED, DOW METAL". Dimensions 3-D: 3.5 × 0.3cm (1 3/8 × 1/8 in.)
Materials Magnesium Alloy [Dow Metal]
Inventory Number A19761082000 Credit Line Donated by the National Geographic Society Data Source National Air and Space Museum Restrictions & Rights Usage conditions apply
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