Posted by: Chris Kretz | December 24, 2008

In the World: Live from the Moon

Tuesday, December 24, 1968

Earthrise as seen from Apollo 8. Photo courtesy of NASA.

Earthrise as seen from Apollo 8. Photo courtesy of NASA.

The crew of Apollo 8 conducted a live televison broadcast from their spacecraft as it orbited the Moon. Astronauts Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders provided pictures of Earth from space as well as Christmas greetings to the planet.

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  1. Image added May 18, 2009. Thanks, NASA.


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