Lot #3435
Al Worden's Haley Astronautics Award

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Haley Astronautics Award presented to Apollo 15 CMP Al Worden by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics on March 28, 1972, one page, 11 x 14, signed twice in black ink, "Apollo 15 CMP, Al Worden" and "From my personal collection, Al Worden, Apollo 15 CMP." The award reads: "…for the successful accomplishment of the Apollo 15 Mission which expanded man's lunar exploration to the rugged terrain of Hadley Rille and for the most extensive scientific exploration of the lunar surface utilizing the lunar rover yet achieved." Affixed inside a slightly larger folder. In fine condition.

This award was established in 1954 and presented through 1966 as the Astronautics Award. It was renamed and presented through 1993 as the Haley Astronautics Award in honor of Andrew G. Haley, who has been described as the world's first practitioner of space law and an expert on rocket propulsion. Today known as the Haley Space Flight Award, the biennial award is presented for outstanding contributions by an astronaut or flight test personnel to the advancement of the art, science, or technology of astronautics.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space
  • Dates: #607 - Ended April 22, 2021





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