President Dwight D. Eisenhower established the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in 1958 with a distinctly civilian (rather than military) orientation encouraging peaceful applications in space science
Norman Rockwell, Apollo Astronauts, Astronauts, Space, Outer Space Theme, Vintage Rockwell, Rockwell Painting, NASA, Space Program, To Frame... $10
https://flic.kr/p/9tiRJm | About the Moon | Let's Find About the Moon," by Martha and Charles Shapp, illustrated by Yukio Tashiro. Tashiro (information is scarce) is/was a prolific illustrator, producing covers for children's books, science fiction and textbook publishers. Franklin Watts, 1965; First Scholastic Edition, 1966. This slim, trade-sized paperback would have been "up-to-the-minute" for kids interested in the NASA space program.
NASA may have an outstanding space program, but they’re not too bad in the design department either. During the 1960s, hundreds of manuals, guidebooks, covers, and posters were created to promote NASA and their events. The posters are filled with vintage typography, classy artwork, and retro colors. The covers are set to be auctioned off [...]
The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) still cannot operate within its promised and projected budgets, or responsibly predict what its programs will cost, a Government Accountability office (GAO) report revealed.