'It was the only colourful thing in the Universe'
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How Apollo 8 Astronauts took the famous 'Earthrise' photograph

In December 1968 Apollo 8 went into orbit around the Moon.

However, the astronauts on board were more impressed by the sight of the Earth rising in the distance than by their close-up view of the lunar surface.

Colonel Frank Borman, Commander of Apollo 8, remembers the flight.

Witness: The stories of our times told by the people who were there.

  • 12 Dec 2018
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