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Lot #47
Otto Berg's (4) NASA Awards and Certificates

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Four items recognizing Otto Berg's substantial contributions to the American space program, all framed and ranging in size from 5 x 7 to 9.25 x 12: an official Apollo Achievement Award certificate presented to Otto E. Berg for his contributions as part of the team which culminated in "Apollo 11's successful achievement of man's first landing on the moon, July 20, 1969," bearing the facsimile signature of NASA Administrator Thomas O. Paine; a smaller NASA certificate awarded to Otto E. Berg for "the scientific-technical contribution having significant value in the conduct of aeronautical and space activities entitled 'Dust Particle Injector for Hypervelocity Accelerators," issued in February 1968; an award plaque from the Goddard Space Flight Center presented to "O. E. Berg, In appreciation for support of the lunar landing mission"; and a letter from Goddard Space Flight Center Director Robert S. Cooper, recognizing Berg's retirement in 1977: "We are proud of your pioneering work in space experimentation from before NASA's inception through the placing of your experiment on the moon by the Apollo 17 astronauts. It is the dedicated efforts of scientists like yourself that have put the United States first in the world in the Space Sciences." In overall fine condition.

From the collection of Dr. Otto Berg.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Science and Technology
  • Dates: #650 - Ended December 15, 2022