On This Day: Apollo 8

On December 21, 1968, Apollo 8 launched mankind into the moon's orbit for the first time. Astronauts Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and William Anders were the crew on board for this mission. View this collection of videos to learn about the mission, hear from Jim Lovell about his experience and view archival video of this event.

Apollo 8 - First Manned Lunar Orbit

Author Robert Kurson explains the historic significance of this mission for the United States. He discusses the astronauts involved while video of the mission is shown.