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Apollo 8 Crew

 

Apollo 8 Crew

(L) Frank Borman, Commander

(C) William A. Anders, Lunar Module Pilot

(R) James A. Lovell, Command Module Pilot

Crew Spaceflight Histories


Frank Borman*

Mission
Gemini VII
Apollo 8
Dates
December 4-18, 1965
December 21-27, 1968
Role
Commander
Commander
Notes
First space rendezvous w/ Gemini VI-A


James A. Lovell, Jr.*

Mission
Gemini VII
Gemini XII
Apollo 8
Apollo 13
Dates
December 4-18, 1965
November 11-15, 1966
December 21-27, 1968
April 11-17, 1970
Role
Pilot
Commander
Command Module Pilot
Commander
Notes
First space rendezvous w/ Gemini VI-A
Last Gemini mission
 
Aborted lunar landing mission


William Anders

Mission
Apollo 8
Dates
December 21-27, 1968
Role
Lunar Module Pilot
Notes


Apollo 8 Backup Crew:

Neil A. Armstrong, commander
Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., command module pilot
Fred W. Haise, Jr., lunar module pilot