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NASA Space Flight Medal 


<p>The NASA Space Flight Medal planchet is a wreath with a scroll in the center. in the foreground is a triangle with a space shuttle in the center. below the triangle is the &quot;worm&quot; style NASA logo. The medal has a finger attached to a suspension ring. The ring taperes the ribbon. The ribbon colors are blue, red, black, red, aquamarine, red, black, red, blue. The pin and clasp is slip on style. &nbsp;</p>

Title: NASA Space Flight Medal
Accession #: NHHC 1987-97-J
Circa: 1980's
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Medium: Metal, Fabric
Location: Headquarters Artifact Collection, Naval History and Heritage Command

One NASA Space Flight Medal. The obverse rim of the planchet is formed in the shape of a wreath with an unrolled scroll across the middle. In the foreground is a triangle with a space shuttle in the center. Below the triangle is the "worm" style NASA logo. The reverse is stamped "Space Flight Medal" The medal has a small metal finger projection at the top center attached to a suspension ring. The ribbon tapers to the ring. The ribbon colors are blue, red, black, red, aquamarine, red, black, red, blue. The pin and clasp is a slip-on style.  

The NASA Space Flight Medal is awarded to any astronaut, American foreign, who flies aboard a United States Space mission.


<p>The reverse is stamped &quot;Space Flight Medal&quot; The medal has a finger attached to a suspension ring. The ring taperes the ribbon. The ribbon colors are blue, red, black, red, aquamarine, red, black, red, blue. The pin and clasp is slip on style.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>

Published: Wed Apr 08 10:46:33 EDT 2020