Apollo 8

Apollo 8

  • Frank F. Borman

    Frank F. Borman
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_BormanFrank F. Borman was born on March 14, 1928in Gary, Indiana.He graduated with a Master of Science in aeronautical engineering. He was the commander of Apollo 8. Frank Borman is now 84 years old.
  • James A. Lovell

    James A. Lovell
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_LovellJames A. Lovell was born on March 25, 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio.As a boy James was very interested with rockets. He was captain of Apollo 8.Lovell was also a backup commander of Apollo 13. James is now 84 years old.
  • James Lovell

    James Lovell
    http://www.astronautscholarship.org/index.htmlJames Lovell was added into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame on March 19, 1993.
  • William A. Anders

    William A. Anders
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_AndersWilliam Anders was born on October 17, 1933 in Hong Kong. He was born to Arthur F. Anders and Muriel Adams Anders.Ander's job in the Apollo 8 project was the lunar module pilot One of his famous quotes are "We came all this way to explore the moon, and the most important thing is that we discovered the Earth."William is now 78 years old.
  • Mission

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_8Apollo 8 lifted off 6:51a.m. on December 21, 1968,The spacecraft Apollo 8, was put into elliptical orbit 69 hours and 8 minuntes after lift off.
  • Back to Earth

    Back to Earth
    http://www.astronautix.com/flights/apollo8.htmApollo 8 can back to Earth on December 27, 1968.The 3 maned crew had to wait 45 minuntes for the swimmers to open the hatchs.Then, the crew was deposited by a helicopter on the desk of U.S.S. Yorktown.Followiing Borman's famous words,"a most fantastic voyage."
  • Achievements

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_8The Apollo 8 mission has a lot of achievements.Because of the Apollo 8 mission, we have a picture of the Earth as a whole. Not just states and countries ,but a whole Earth joined as one.The escaped of of Earth's lunar orbit.Which is very powerful. And Last,to see the far side of the moon.Which we will never get to see on planet Earth.
  • William Anders (continued)

    William Anders (continued)
    http://www.astronautscholarship.org/anders.htmlWilliam Anders was added to the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame on October 4, 1997.
  • Frank Borman (continued)

    Frank Borman (continued)
    http://www.astronautscholarship.org/borman.htmlFrank Borman was added to the U.S Astronaut Hall of Fame on March 19, 1993.