50 years ago, on the day of Christmas Eve, in 1968, for the first time in history, Humans went around the Moon and were one step closer to achieve the end goal of the Apollo program.
The Apollo 8 crew composed of astronaut Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and William Anders saw with their own eyes how Earth looked like from our satellite and one of the most famous pictures was taken named “Earthrise”.
In a few months, we will celebrate the 50 year anniversary of Apollo 11. Only 3 men of the 12 astronauts who have been fortunate enough to walk on the Moon are still alive and a total of 12 Apollo astronauts should be there for the ceremony.
Source of all the images : NASA
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