Ep. 478: Apollo 8 with Paul Hildebrandt

On Christmas Day, 1968 Frank Borman, James Lovell and William Anders became the first human being to see the far side of the Moon. Their mission, of course, was Apollo 8, the first time human beings had ever left Earth orbit and seen the far side of the Moon. Today we talk all about Apollo 8, with special guest Paul Hildebrandt, director of a new documentary about the mission.

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Show Notes

Paul’s “First to the Moon” Kickstarter
Apollo Program
Apollo 8 – first manned mission to the moon
Frank Borman – mission commander
Frank Borman
Bill Anders – flight engineer and photographer
Bill Anders
Jim Lovell – command module pilot
Jim Lovell

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