Category:Congressional Space Medal of Honor

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Congressional Space Medal of Honor 
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Instance of medal
LocationUnited States of America
Inception
  • 29 September 1969
Authority control
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  • The Congressional Space Medal of Honor has only been awarded to a very select group of astronauts. Despite the medal's name, the President awards this medal based upon recommendations from the NASA Administrator. Congress authorized the the President to "award, and present in the name of Congress, a medal of appropriate design, which shall be known as the Congressional Space Medal of Honor, to any astronaut who in the performance of his duties has distinguished himself by exceptionalIy meritorious efforts and contributions to the welfare of the Nation and of mankind." For more background information on this prestigious award, see the relevant section of the public law and of the Code of Federal Regulations.

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