Iconic vintage NASA space photographs currently up for auction at artnet

NASA vintage images 1960s up for auction space
James Irwin saluting the American flag, August 1, 1971 (Image credit: NASA / Artnet Auctions)

NASA photographers during the 1960s captured intricate glimpses of our universe as well as candids of the astronaut teams who explored it. These vintage prints are now up for auction until 12 January, with biddings already as high as $26,000.

The earliest dated images on the auction site collection were captured in 1965, with the latest dated as captured in 1984. The collection is titled 'The Final Frontier: NASA Photographs from the 1960s' and is live now with limited days remaining to bid. 

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.