The Caltech Archives
Welcome imageimageimage
Archives Catalog Entry

Medals and awards
National Aviation Hall of Fame medal

Medal in the form of a pendant on red, white and blue ribbon, now framed. Medal has upward arrow as central design, in red, white, blue and black enamel. Engraved label under medal reads: "Awarded to / Theodore von Karman / For Outstanding Contributions to / Aviation and Space Technology / July 23, 1983." (Awarded posthumously.)

ID: 1999-00405
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963 (Physicist, Aerodynamicist, Applied Mathematician)

Creation Jul. 23, 1983

MEDIUM: gold, enamel; FORMAT: Framed; LENGTH: 7 inches square in frame; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: Aviation

For information on using Archives materials for commercial or educational purposes (including reproducing PhotoNet images) please see Access and Use.

Return to Search the Archives

Search Help