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Friday
Dec 20 2013
23:02 UTC

Experience Earthrise with Apollo 8

On December 24, 1968, Apollo 8 entered lunar orbit making astronauts Frank Borman, Bill Anders, and Jim Lovell the first humans in history to travel around the Moon and see first-hand its hidden far side. During their 10-orbit voyage they captured one of the most well-known and iconic images of the Space Age: the blue-and-white […]

Posted by Lights in the Dark

Friday
Dec 20 2013
19:44 UTC

Weekly Space Hangout — December 20, 2013: Gaia Launch, Apollo 8 & Emergency Spacewalks

Host: Fraser Cain Guests: Nicole Gugliucci, Jason Major, Amy Shira Teitel, David Dickinson, Elizabeth Howell (...)Read the rest of Weekly Space Hangout – December 20, 2013: Gaia Launch, Apollo 8 & Emergency Spacewalks (70 words) susie for Universe Today, 2013. | Permalink | No comment | Post tags: Apollo 8, Chang'E-3, esa, Gaia, international […]

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Friday
Dec 20 2013
18:00 UTC

See the Apollo 8 Earthrise in a Whole New Way

One of the most famous images from the history of spaceflight is the picture taken by the crew of Apollo 8 of the “Earthrise” — the first color picture of taken of Earth as it became visible as the spacecraft came from behind the farside of the Moon. The photo was taken 45 years ago […]

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