The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Hugh L. Dryden
Former Deputy Administrator
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Washington,District of Columbia USA
"For contributions as an engineer, administrator, and civil servant for one-half century to aeronautics and astronautics which have immesurably supported the Nation's preeminence in space."
Presented by President Johnson at a White House ceremony on February 10, 1966.