50th Anniversary of Apollo 8

Titled “The Spirit of Apollo,” this ceremony from Washington National Cathedral commemorated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8. On December… read more

Titled “The Spirit of Apollo,” this ceremony from Washington National Cathedral commemorated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8. On December 24, 1968, as they became the first humans to orbit the moon, Apollo 8 astronauts Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders took turns reading passages from the book of Genesis to millions of listeners on earth. This commemoration included a choral performance with audio from the Christmas Eve broadcast, recollections from Apollo 8 astronaut James Lovell, remarks by the NASA administrator and the director of the National Air and Space Museum, and reflections by two religious leaders. close

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50th Anniversary of Apollo 8

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Program ID:
455787-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 29, 2018 | 10:49pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 21, 2019 | 3:17am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Dec 29, 2018 | 10:49pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 30, 2018 | 4:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2019 | 8:12am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2019 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 05, 2019 | 8:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 20, 2019 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 21, 2019 | 3:17am EST | C-SPAN 3
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