Apollo 8

December 24, 2008

Forty years ago today, Apollo 8 was circling the Moon.  This iconic picture was taken.  The first Earthrise viewed by humans.

December 24, 1968 - Earthrise

Here is the Apollo 8 Christmas Eve broadcast.

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Mark H. Nichols

I am a husband, cellist, code prole, nerd, technologist, and all around good guy living and working in fly-over country. You should follow me on Twitter.