WILLIAM HAYWARD PICKERING - MAGAZINE COVER SIGNED - HFSID 18219
Sale Price $252.00
WILLIAM HAYWARD PICKERING
He has signed his picture on a Time magazine cover from 1965.
Magazine Cover signed: "W. H. Pickering", 8x11, Cover of Time magazine for July 23, 1965. Feature story: "Taking the Measure of Mars." Image is captioned "Mariner's William Pickering." New Zealand-born William Hayward Pickering (1910-2004) was director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory from 1954-1976. He played a key role in launching America's first satellite into orbit (Explorer 1, 1958), achieved the first fly-by of another planet, Venus (Mariner 2, 1962) and obtained the first close-up pictures of Mars (Mariner 4, 1965). Creased and worn. Multiple mailing folds. Notches at left and right edges. Corners worn. Adhesive residue near left bottom edge. Otherwise, fine condition.
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