Richard B. Kershner (1913-1982)

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Richard B. Kershner (1913-1982), Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, received the U.S. Navy's Distinguished Public Service Award in 1961 for his contributions to the POLARIS ballistic missile program.


  • Kershner, R. B (Richard Brandon) 1913-1982
  • Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4780

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  • Physics
  • Polaris (Missile)


Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4780]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints

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