Apollo 8

December 21, 2018

Apollo 8 Launched 1st Astronauts Around the Moon 50 Years Ago Today Despite Big Risks

There’s a fine line between daring and reckless, and in hindsight, it might be argued that NASA perhaps fell on the wrong side of that line […]
December 20, 2015

An Earthrise from the moon

NASA just released an amazing new high-resolution photo of the Earth “rising” above the horizon of the Moon. It was captured by the camera onboard the […]
December 23, 2013

Former Apollo 8 astronaut to mark anniversary of 1968 Christmas Eve broadcast to Earth

CHICAGO – A retired astronaut is helping mark the 45th anniversary of the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon. Captain James Lovell Jr. is set […]