The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Eugene M. Shoemaker
U. S. Geological Survey
2255 North Gemini Drive
Flagstaff,Arizona 86001 USA
"For his pioneering research and inspiring leadership in the geological exploration of the solar system; for his entrepreneurial creation and direction of the Branch of Astrogeology of the U.S. Geological Survey; and for his research on earth-approaching asteroids and comets and their potential impact effects."
Presented by President Bush at a White House ceremony on June 23, 1992.