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Apollo 8

Human mission to Mars 'stupid': Astronaut

Apollo 8 astronaut Bill Anders said that sending crews to Mars is ridiculous as unmanned missions are cheaper and there is no mass curiosity as such.

Dec 24, 2018, 10:57 AM IST

Apollo 8: When Santa Claus came from Moon

The Apollo 8 astronauts got where they were that Christmas Eve because of a bold, improvisational call by NASA.

Dec 25, 2015, 15:03 PM IST

DNA: Today in History | December 21

Know all the historical facts that have happened on December 21 in this segment of DNA.

Dec 21, 2015, 23:41 PM IST

Apollo 8 astronaut marks 1968 Christmas Eve broadcast to earth

A US astronaut who was aboard the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon is marking the mission`s 45th anniversary in front of a piece of the actual spacecraft.

Dec 24, 2013, 09:50 AM IST

Apollo 8 astronaut marks 1968 broadcast to earth

A US astronaut who was aboard the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon is marking the mission`s 45th anniversary in front of a piece of the actual spacecraft.

Dec 24, 2013, 01:43 AM IST

NASA brings `Earthrise` to everyone

NASA has recreated a breathtaking view of what it might have looked like from Moon’s viewpoint back in 1968 when Apollo 8 astronauts captured the first photographs of the Earth rising over the Moon.

Apr 20, 2012, 16:16 PM IST