Wide-eyed wonder – 50 years on

This is the news tribute to Apollo 8 from CBS.

The spaceflight responsible for arguably the most iconic picture of the 20th century. Earthrise.

Apollo 8. I was 11. A spaceship was in orbit around the moon – and the three crew, Borman, Lovell and Anders were reading from the book of Genesis.

It was truly the stuff of wide-eyed wonder. Of remarkable courage. Of hope. They boldly and truly went where no one had gone before.

More on that picture from the Guardian.

Earthrise: the story behind our planet’s most famous photo

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