14 pictures that show just how important Alabama is to NASA
On February 8, 1974, Skylab's final manned mission (Skylab 4) left behind America's first space station after a stay of 84 days during which its crew accumulated 1,214 Earth orbits, conducted more than 22 hours of extravehicular activity (EVA), and ...
Faith Focus: Believing in God requires brains
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Apollo 8 astronauts Bill Anders, Jim Lovell and Frank Borman were orbiting the moon. ... Bill Anders began: "We are now approaching lunar sunrise, and for all the people back on Earth, the crew of Apollo 8 has a message that we would like to send to you.
UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014
This photo -- over the moon's horizon -- was taken by the Apollo 8 crew in December 1968. It showed Earth for the first time as it appeared from deep space. Astronauts Frank Borman, James Lovell and William Anders were on the spacecraft, which orbited ...
This Day In History
On CHRISTMAS EVE, DECEMBER 24, 1492, Columbus' ship, the Santa Maria, ran aground on the island of Hispanola (Haiti). Columbus left 40 men and named the settlement la Navidad, promising to return the next year. On CHRISTMAS EVE, DECEMBER ...