Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    NASA's Stennis Space Center Operations Director's Retirement Gift (1994) and Group of Four Certificates. Arthur J. "Jack" Rogers, Jr. spent forty years in government service, thirty-four at NASA. He started at Marshall Space Flight Center as a facility project engineer in 1960, then transferred to the Mississippi Test Facility (now the John C. Stennis Space Center) in 1965. He was instrumental in the design, construction, and activation of the Center and significant in the test operations for the Saturn V. Included in this lot:
    Desk Display: A large and elaborate engraved retirement award from Johnson Controls, 12" wide, 7" deep, and 5" tall overall, on wooden base with a plaque dated March 31, 1994, wishing him the best in his future endeavors. A stunning piece for any Space collector's desk. Very fine.
    NASA Certificates: Colorful Certificate of Participation for launch of first Saturn V (1967); colorful Award of Achievement for first lunar landing (1969); Group Achievement Award for Space Shuttle engine development and testing (1981); and Certificate of Retirement (1994).

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    10th Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 169

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 December 9 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    This was my first time dealing with an auction house, and I am 100% completely impressed with Heritage. There is not an aspect of this process that I have a critique for.
    Darryl S.,
    Stuart, FL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $618,265