Unawarded official NASA Distinguished Service Medal, featuring a 1 5/8″ medal with emblem reading, "Distinguished Service, NASA," suspended from a navy-and-teal ribbon. Includes its matching ribbon bar. In fine condition. The NASA Distinguished Service Medal is the highest award which may be bestowed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration of the United States: it may be presented to any member of the federal government, including both military astronauts and civilian employees.
Provenance: The Spaceflight America Museum and Science Center in Prince Frederick, MD.
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