On December 24, 1968, Apollo 8 arrived at the Moon and began orbital insertion. The Apollo spacecraft flew most of the way to the Moon sideways,pointed toward celestial “north” for guidance purposes.

NASA astronauts Frank Borman, James Lovell, William Anders became the first humans to travel beyond low Earth orbit and orbit another celestial body.

They were also the first humans to see the far side of the Moon, and Earth as a whole planet, taking the famous Earthrise photo.

On this 50th anniversary of the historic flight of Apollo 8, NASA wishes ’s to everyone on the good Earth.


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