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The Art of NASA: Andy Warhol, Annie Leibovitz, Norman Rockwell, and Other Icons Celebrate 50 Years of Space Exploration | Brain Pickings


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"Gemini Launch Pad" by James Wyeth, 1964

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"Grissom and Young" by Norman Rockwell, 1965

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"Sky Garden" by Robert Rauschenberg, 1969

"Moonwalk 1" by Any Warhol, 1987  in the subject box

It had to be before 1987 because it was used by MTV in 1981. 

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Who landed first?... (left image) MTV video still cir. 1981

(right image) We the undersigned hereby certify this to be an original Andy Warhol work of art bearing a stamped signature of the artist Print #: Frederick Hughes Executor Andy Warhol Estate Rupert Jasen Smith Master Printer. (Posthumously stamped in black on verso, Certificate of Authenticity Moonwalk © Andy Warhol 1987)

http://gottahandit.blogspot.com/2012/08/its-not-rocket-science.html 

http://www.warhol.org/collection/art/Work/1998-1-2502-2/

This one was hand-signed by the artist in 1987.

http://www.georgetownframeshoppe.com/artists/andy-warhol/andy-warhol-moonwalk

Here's the pink astronaut.

http://www.phillips.com/detail/ANDY-WARHOL/NY030212/45)

So he did this AFTER MTV?! Wow.

This one was hand-signed by the artist in 1987.

http://www.georgetownframeshoppe.com/artists/andy-warhol/andy-warhol-moonwalk

So it seems the Moonwalk series spanned a period that ended in 1987, the year Warhol died.

I see. Maybe he did the MTV one too?