On December 24, 1968, three Apollo 8 astronauts became the first humans to orbit the Moon. Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and Bill Anders were onboard the spacecraft when Anders took the iconic Earthrise photo.
In a recent interview with NASA’s Chief Scientist and Senior Climate Advisor Dr. Katherine Calvin, Anders looks back on the historic event. He talks about how he took the legendary image 55 years ago, sharing some fun but also tense moments that happened behind the scenes.
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