Apollo 8

This is a mighty nice view we have down there today. A little bit more than a half earth. Looks like Africa and the Red Sea is visible; we're not quite sure as there is quite a bit of cloud cover; but even through the hazy windows, it's mighty nice.

Read this moment or See another

Jump into the story

  1. Phase 1: Launch
  2. Phase 2: Earth orbit
  3. Phase 3: To the moon
  4. Phase 4: Lunar orbit
  5. Phase 5: Towards earth
  6. Phase 6: Reentry & splashdown