Brochure, "The Aeronutronic Story," circa 1961

Summary

Ford Motor Company established the core of its aerospace division in 1956. Based in Newport Beach, California, the division manufactured satellites, missiles, and defense systems. It also played an important role in developing the Mission Control facility near Houston, Texas, that directed NASA's Gemini and Apollo space missions. Ford sold its aerospace division in 1990.

Ford Motor Company established the core of its aerospace division in 1956. Based in Newport Beach, California, the division manufactured satellites, missiles, and defense systems. It also played an important role in developing the Mission Control facility near Houston, Texas, that directed NASA's Gemini and Apollo space missions. Ford sold its aerospace division in 1990.

Artifact

Brochure

Date Made

circa 1961

Subject Date

circa 1961

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

64.167.951.37

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 3.875 in

Width: 9.125 in

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