The Sixties: The Times They Are a-Changin'

To The Moon

Fantastic Voyage

Apollo 8 was the first flight to the Moon and one of the boldest, most important missions ever achieved by NASA. This was man's first time to leave Earth's gravitational pull, the first to orbit the Moon, the first live view of the lunar backside, and perhaps most significant, man's first view of Earth from space. One of the most famous photographs in history, Earthrise , was described by astronaut/photographer Anders: "Here we came to study the Moon and yet, it was this gorgeous Earth rise, this colorful, delicate-looking planet coming up that. was the most spectacular view of the whole flight."

One Giant Leap

The 1969 lift-off of Apollo 11 would fulfill Kennedy's goal of "landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely." On July 20, astronaut Neil Armstrong stepped onto the Moon and uttered the words, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Cheered world-wide, those steps rank as one of mankind's greatest achievements.


Photograph of The Sixties exhibit.
Tales of Camelot
The Cold War Warms Up
Racing To The Moon
Civil Rights On The March
Teen Angels
The Swinging Sixties
Sun 'n' Surf Meets London Turf
The Awakening of America
Camelot Finale
Something's Happenin' Here
Vietnam : A Young Man's Hell
Black Power
Rat Race Refugees
Talkin' 'Bout My Generation
Establishment Up Against the Ivied Wall
The Nixon Era Begins
To the Moon
The Legacy
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