Time Magazine for July 25, 1969, "Man on the Moon"

Summary

This milestone in space exploration began with President John F. Kennedy's request to increase funding for the U.S. space program on May 25 1961, "Special Message to Congress on Urgent National Needs." He stated, "I believe this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth."

This milestone in space exploration began with President John F. Kennedy's request to increase funding for the U.S. space program on May 25 1961, "Special Message to Congress on Urgent National Needs." He stated, "I believe this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth."

Artifact

Magazine (Periodical)

Date Made

25 July 1969

Subject Date

25 July 1969

Creators

Time, inc. 

Glanzman, Louis S., 1922-2013 

Place of Creation

United States, Illinois, Chicago 

Creator Notes

Original cover artwork by artist Louis Glanzman. Published by Time Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2013.50.17

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Estate of Dr. and Mrs. Martin A. Glynn.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 11.25 in

Width: 8.375 in

Inscriptions

Text on front cover: TIME / MAN ON THE MOON

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