NASA Earthrise 45th Anniversary


In December of 1968, the crew of Apollo 8 became the first people to leave our home planet and travel to another body in space.┬áBut as crew members Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders all later recalled, the most important thing they discovered was Earth. This video produced by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center re-creates the Apollo 8 Earthrise using Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) data.