Christmas Eve 1968

25 December 2010

Last year we posted a personal reflection about that Christmas Eve, remembering how it served as a brief respite and glimmer of hope in an historic and tumultuous year.

This year Drew M. at Ace of Spades Headquarters shares the video of Apollo 8 Commander Frank Borman reading from the Book of […]

“…God bless all of you, all of you on the good Earth.”

Forty-one years ago this Christmas the first human space flight left the Earth’s orbit: the three-man crew of that mission became the first humans to directly see the “dark side” of the Moon. And they were the first humans to see the planet Earth from beyond low Earth orbit [1]. I was a teenager […]