Wednesday, December 24, 2008

"In the beginning..."

Forty years ago tonight, Apollo 8 astronaut William Anders snapped this famous photograph of the earth rising over the horizon of the moon: Mission commander Frank Borman read from the book of Genesis, "In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth."
Apollo 8 was the first manned spaceflight to orbit another celestial body.

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