Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Rebecca J. Rosen of The Atlantic: 45 Years Ago, the Apollo 8 Astronauts Nearly Missed Taking the Photo of the Earth Rising Over the Lunar Landscape


Photo Taken by a Member of  the Apollo 8 Crew
December 24, 1968

The article by The Atlantic's Rebecca J. Rosen is linked below.

Rebecca J. Rosen: The Nearly Missed Opportunity of Apollo 8

"Forty-five years ago today, Christmas Eve 1968, astronauts Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders saw something no human had ever seen before—our planet as it appeared to rise over the moon's horizon."

---Rebecca J. Rosen, The Atlantic 

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