Commemorative Poster, "That's One Small Step for a Man, One Giant Leap for Mankind," 1969

Summary

This poster depicts Edwin A. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr. walking on the moon's surface, a photo taken by Neil Armstrong. The quote at the bottom contains the line that Armstrong had intended to say on July 20, 1969: "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." Instead, his line came out "one small step for man."

This poster depicts Edwin A. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr. walking on the moon's surface, a photo taken by Neil Armstrong. The quote at the bottom contains the line that Armstrong had intended to say on July 20, 1969: "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." Instead, his line came out "one small step for man."

Artifact

Poster

Date Made

1969

Subject Date

1969

Creators

Celestial Arts (Firm) 

Orbit Publishing 

Place of Creation

United States, California, San Francisco 

Creator Notes

Printed by Orbit Publishing for Celestial Arts, San Francisco, California.

Collection Title

Poster Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

89.90.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Lithography

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 35 in

Width: 23 in

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