Hopping on the Moon landing bandwagon (1969)

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In the months after the US landed on the moon, several companies from around the country who had been in any way involved with the successful space program produced advertisements touting their involvement, while simultaneously promoting their current endeavors. (Even companies who merely watched the event on television jumped into the fray.) Here are a few examples!

Sperry Rand

One day we shoot the moon. The next day we count the country.

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Philco/Ford

This TV picture came to you live from Mars. Small wonder we make it easy for you to get the faces right at home.

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TRW

TRW’s Poppy Northcutt keeps bringing astronauts home.

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Universal Geneve watches

For space travelers here and way out there…

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