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The Langley Gold Medal, or Samuel P. Langley Medal for Aerodromics, is an award given by the Smithsonian Institution for outstanding contributions to the sciences of aeronautics and astronautics. Named in honor of Samuel P. Langley, the Smithsonian's third Secretary, it was authorized by the Board of Regents in 1909.[1]

List of award winnersEdit

 
Face and obverse of the 1913 Langley Medal awarded to Glenn Hammond Curtiss

(Reference unless given individually[1])

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Medals and Awards". Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 23 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Wright Brothers Receive Langley Medal". Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 24 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Curtiss & Eiffel Awarded Langley Medal". Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 24 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "AERONAUTICS: Langley Medal". Time. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Hunsaker Receives Langley Medal". Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 25 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "Dr von Braun Honoured". Flight International. 22 June 1967. p. 1030. Retrieved 8 January 2015.