View Historic Photographs & Prints by Decade from the 1960s
1968. Map by NASA. “Star Chart from Apollo 11.”
Star charts were used by astronauts during the Apollo missions to fix their location at any given time.
From the National Archives.
1964. Photograph by the Department of Defense. “4/64. Anchorage – Fourth Ave. Graben.”
Photograph shows buckled pavement on Fourth Street in Anchorage from the 1964 Alaska Earthquake. The 9.2 magnitude earthquake remains the most powerful ever recorded in North America.
From the US National Archives.
1962. Unknown Photographer. “Employees’ cars in the underground garage of cooperative insurance company Kansa’s new head office. / Työntekijöiden autoja Kansa-yhtymän uuden pääkonttorin maanalaisessa autotallissa.”
Photograph shows a number of classic 1960s Volkswagen Karmann Ghias in Finland.
1968. Screenprint on paper by Gene Davis. “Apricot Ripple.”
From the Smithsonian American Art Museum
1969. Print by Dietmar R Winkler. “Utopia Ltd.”
From the Library of Congress
19 Historic Photographs of NASA’s Apollo Missions.
The Apollo program was the largest peacetime commitment of resources in United States history. Landing a man on the moon cost an estimated $23 billion. Six of the spacecrafts out of a total of 17 successfully landed and returned from the moon. On July 20th, 1969, Apollo 11 landed on the moon; the first to do so. The following images were taken from the NASA multimedia archives. Vintage Photographs on Photistoric.