Apollo 8 Crew: James A. Lovell, Jr., William A. Anders, Frank Borman

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Title

Apollo 8 Crew: James A. Lovell, Jr., William A. Anders, Frank Borman

Alternative Title

Apollo 8 Crew

Subject

John F. Kennedy Space Center
Kennedy Space Center
Merritt Island (Fla.)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (U.S.)
NASA
Apollo Project (U.S.)
Project Apollo (U.S.)
Astronauts--United States
Lovell, James A.
Lovell, Jim
Anders, William Alison, 1933-
Borman, Frank, 1928-

Description

The Apollo 8 crew, consisting of Command Module Pilot Jim Lovell (1928-), Lunar Module Pilot William Anders (1933-), and Mission Commander Frank Borman (1928-). John F. Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Florida, on December 21, 1968. Apollo 8 was the first manned spacecraft to leave Earth's orbit and the first to orbit another celestial body, the Moon. Apollo 8 returned to Earth on December 27.

Source

Original color photographic print: Private Collection of Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.

Date Created

ca. 1968

Contributor

Fowler, Calvin "Cal" D.

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original color photographic print.

Is Part Of

Dr. Calvin Fowler Collection, Florida Space Coast History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

151 KB

Medium

1 color photographic print

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Launch Complex 39A, John F. Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally owned by Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Dr. Calvin D. Fowler and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Michlowitz, Robert
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"APOLLO 8 CREW." Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. http://airandspace.si.edu/explore-and-learn/topics/apollo/apollo-program/orbital-missions/apollo8-crew.cfm.

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Original Format

1 color photographic print

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