Dec 21, 2018

On this day 50 years ago, Apollo 8 was en route to the Moon on the first human flight to lunar orbit

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Three days later, on Dec. 24, astronauts Bill Anders, Frank Borman and Jim Lovell became the first people to see the Moon’s far side, did a memorable reading from Genesis and took this famous Earthrise photo. Discover more about our #Apollo50 anniversary:

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