BIS Silver Award

Silver Awards were also introduced in 1961, intended to commemorate special feats. These would not normally be medals, but would take some form appropriate to the achievement they honoured – generally in the form of a small model or plaque.

  • 1961 – NASA Mercury Programme
  • 1965 – JPL Ranger 7
  • 1966 – USSR Academy of Sciences Luna 9
  • 1968 – USSR Academy of Sciences Venus 4
  • 1969 – NASA Apollo 8
  • 1979 – NASA Apollo 11
  • 1973 – NASA Apollo Programme