Day: December 24, 2018

COMMERCE/ECONOMY

Apollo 8 Mission

Apollo 8, the second manned spaceflight mission flown in the United States Apollo space program, was launched on December 21, 1968, and became the first manned spacecraft to leave low Earth orbit, reach the Moon, orbit it, and return.[1] The three-astronaut crew—Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders—were the first humans to witness and photograph […]

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