Apollo 8 Photoset
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (U.S.)
Apollo Project (U.S.)
Project Apollo (U.S.)
An envelope for a photoset of Apollo 8 missions. The envelope includes a reproduction of the Earthrise photograph showing a view of Earth from the Moon. This iconic photograph was taken by the crew of Apollo 8, the first manned spacecraft to leave Earth's orbit and the first to orbit another celestial body, the Moon. Apollo 8 launched from Launch Complex 39A at John F. Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Florida, on December 21, 1968.. The spacecraft would was manned by Mission Commander Frank Borman (1928-), Lunar Module Pilot William Anders (1933-), and Command Module Pilot Jim Lovell (1928-). Apollo 8 returned to Earth on December 27.
Original envelope: Private Collection of Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.
Fowler, Calvin "Cal" D.
Is Format Of
Digital reproduction of original envelope.
Is Part Of
Dr. Calvin Fowler Collection, Florida Space Coast History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
Launch Complex 39A, John F. Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, Florida
Originally owned by Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.
Copyright to this resource is held by Dr. Calvin D. Fowler and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.
"Apollo 8." National Aeronautics and Space Administration. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/missions/apollo8.html#.VYrsV_lVhHw.
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