Apollo 8 Mission Patch - The Space Store

Apollo 8 Mission Patch

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Apollo 8 was the second human flight in the program and the first human lunar orbit mission. It was the first manned flight using a Saturn V launch vehicle. Astronauts Frank Borman, James A. Lovell Jr. and William A. Anders became the first humans to see the far side of the Moon. 4 inches. Lift Off Saturn V Dec. 21, 1968 7:51 a.m. EST

Splash-down Dec. 27, 1968 10:51 a.m. EST Pacific Ocean