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Apollo 8


Launched: 21 December 1968 UT 12:51:00 (7:51:00 AM EST)
Lunar Orbit: 24 December 1968
Returned to Earth: 27 December 1968 UT 15:51:42 (10:51:42 AM EST)

Frank Borman, commander
James A. Lovell, command module pilot
William A. Anders, lunar module pilot


[Red bullet] Apollo 8 Mission Summary

Apollo 8 Command Module


 The Apollo 8 Christmas Eve Broadcast

 Apollo 8 Mission Overview - Lunar and Planetary Institute
 Apollo 8 Mission Summary - Kennedy Space Center
 Apollo 8 Information - National Air and Space Museum
 Apollo 8 Flight Journal - Transcript of Apollo 8 communications during the flight
 Apollo 8 Press Kit (PDF)


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Author/Curator:
Dr. David R. Williams, dave.williams@nasa.gov
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NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck, edwin.j.grayzeck@nasa.gov
Last Updated: 10 September 2004, DRW