Claim: this is a photo of NASA before PowerPoint in 1961
Photo credit: LIFE Picture Collection / Getty Images
Getty Images caption: Six unidentified scientists uses a ladders and a large chalk board to work out equations for satellite orbits at Systems Labs, California, 1957.
According to several sources, this photo was taken just six days after the Soviet Union had launched Sputnik 1.
Here is another photograph of the six unidentified scientists: