Apollo 8 Mission Feature Summary

Type:
Physics in Your World
Title:
Exploring the Moon: Apollo 8 Mission
Description:
This month we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Apollo 8, the first manned-mission in orbit around the Moon. To learn more about the famous "Earthrise" photograph, visit Exploring the Moon: Apollo 8 Mission.
Image:
image credit: NASA; <a href="http://www.lpi.usra.edu/expmoon/Apollo8/A08_MP.PhotosFS.gif" target="_blank">image source</a>; <a href="http://www.lpi.usra.edu/expmoon/Apollo8/A08_MP.PhotosFS.gif" target="_blank">larger image</a>
image credit: NASA; image source; larger image
Image URL:
http://www.compadre.org/Informal/images/features/Earthrise-Apollo_large-8-01.jpg
Featured:
December 16, 2008 - January 1, 2009