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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

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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Dr. David R. Williams, dave.williams@nasa.gov
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NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771

NASA Official: Dr. David R. Williams, david.r.williams@nasa.gov
Last Updated: 10 September 2004, DRW