left to right: Francis Melvin Rogallo (1912-2009) and Gertrude Sugden Rogallo (1914-2008)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-2460]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1963

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-2460

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Summary

Aeronautical inventors Francis Melvin Rogallo (1912-2009) and Gertrude Sugden Rogallo (1914-2008). This photograph was distributed in 1963 in connection with a $35,000 cash award from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in recognition of the Rogallos contributions to development of flexible wing aircraft and paragliders.

Subject

  • Rogallo, Gertrude Sugden 1914-2008
  • Rogallo, Francis M (Francis Melvin) 1912-2009
  • United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-2460

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1963
  • 7/18/1963

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  • No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • Copyright Not Evaluated

Topic

  • Inventors
  • Aeronautics

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-2460]