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Receiving Award (1967)

Throughout his career, Dr. Von Braun received numerous awards for his contributions to space flight. On June 6, 1967, Dr. Fred L. Whipple, Director of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, presented Dr. Von Braun with the Smithsonian Langley Medal.

Dr. Fred L. Whipple, Director of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, presented Dr. Von Braun with the Smithsonian Langley Medal.