Launch of the Apollo 8 spacecraft.

Launch of the Apollo 8 spacecraft.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/8651
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Launch of the Apollo 8 spacecraft.

Image Number

  • PR10203

Year

  • 1968

Date Note

  • Photographed on December 21, 1968.

Series Title

General Note

  • A lone egret caught in flight appears to be watching the Saturn V in flight heavenward with the Apollo 8 spacecraft and its crew.
  • The Apollo 8 mission took place between December 21 (launch) and December 27 (landing) 1968. The astronauts were Frank Borman, Commander; William A. Anders, Lunar Module Pilot; and James A. Lovell, Jr., Command Module Pilot.

Physical Description

  • 1 photograph - col. - 11 x 17 in.

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