Apollo 8

May 18, 2017 | 1:00pm
Presented Online | Museum in Washington, DC
Free

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Join Museum curator Jennifer Levasseur in conversation with author Jeffrey Kluger about his new book Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon. The Apollo 8 mission was equal parts fearless and reckless, ingenious and impulsive – a calculated risk and a wild gamble. It was the groundbreaking mission that produced the iconic earthrise photo; the mission that made all of the other Moon missions possible, including the Apollo 11 Moon landing; and the mission that climaxed most poignantly on Christmas Eve, when the astronauts beamed images of the lunar horizon crawling below and the Earth hanging in the distance to 3.5 billion people, forever changing the way we view our planet. 

This program is made possible through the generous support of Boeing.

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