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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Apollo 8 – first manned mission to the moon
Frank Borman – mission commander
Bill Anders – flight engineer and photographer
Jim Lovell – command module pilot
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