Medal, Langley Medal

Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

The Langley Medal was established by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution in 1908. It is presented at irregular intervals for "specially meritorious investigations" in the field of aerospace science. The medal was named in honor of Samuel Pierpont Langley, the Third Secretary of the institution and early aeronautical experimenter.