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Object ID 2011.034.0008
Object Name Plaque
Date 1963
Description Wooden plaque with a metal piece in the shape of an Atlas rocket adhered to center. At top right corner is a metal "moon" with "WFTV / ORLANDO / FLORIDA" engraved in it. Below the rocket is a small metal piece that reads "ATLAS Scale 1" = 30'". At the left side of the metal piece is "JOHN H. GLENN, JR. / FEB. 20, 1962 - 3 ORBITS / M. SCOTT CARPENTER / MAY 24, 1962 - 3 ORBITS". At the right side of the metal piece is "WALTER M. SCHIRRA, JR. / OCT. 3, 1962 - 6 ORBITS / L. GORDON COOPER, JR. / MAY 15, 1963 - 22 ORBITS" Small metal loop on reverse to hang.
Material Metal/Wood
Condition Good
Dimensions H-8.5 W-3.5 D-0.5 inches
Height (in) 8.5
Width (in) 3.5
Imagefile 039\20110340008.JPG
Condition Notes Wood and metal scratched. Finger prints in small metal plaque. Areas of loss at top left corner and bottom edge of metal plaque. Glue residue on reverse.
People Glenn, John H.
Schirra, Walter
Cooper, Gordon
Carpenter, M. Scott
Search Terms NASA
Kennedy Space Center
Space Exploration
Space Program