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Apollo 8 human spaceflight...



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December 24, 1968

THE TOLEDO TIMES, Ohio, December 24, 1968

* Apollo 8 human spaceflight
* 1st manned spacecraft to leave Earth orbit
* 1st to reach the Moon (day of)
* James Lovell - Frank Borman - William Anders


The front page has a banner headline: "SPACEMEN OUT OF THIS WORLD" with subheads and photo. (see)
Complete 1st section only with 8 pages, a few tiny margin teras, otherwise good. Nice for display.

wikipedia: Apollo 8, the second human spaceflight mission in the United States Apollo space program, was launched on December 21, 1968, and became the first manned spacecraft to leave Earth orbit, reach the Earth's Moon, orbit it and return safely to Earth. The three-astronaut crew — Commander Frank Borman, Command Module Pilot James Lovell, and Lunar Module Pilot William Anders — became the first humans to travel beyond low Earth orbit, the first to see Earth as a whole planet, the first to directly see the far side of the Moon, and then the first to witness Earthrise.

Category: The 20th Century

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