American Experience
TeamworkVisual ObservationsThe Apollo 8 Mission
The moon below (0:17)
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Shooting Earth rise (1:46)
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Double umbra (0:44)
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Where are we? (0:21)
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'In the back of our minds I guess we realized that we would be the first three people to fly to the moon.  But at the actual time we're so engrossed in what we're trying to do that that is not prominent in our thoughts.' -- Jim Lovell, Command Module pilot
Race to the Moon American Experience PBS