Posts Tagged '1968'

50 Years Ago Man First Visited The Moon

From Scientific American –

At first Bill Anders thought it was no big deal. He and his Apollo 8 crewmates, Frank Borman and Jim Lovell, were on their fourth orbit of the moon, passing over the far side, farther from home than any human beings had ever been, when they happened to see the Earth beginning to peek out over the lunar horizon. It was December 24, 1968.

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NASA Recreates The Making of ‘Earthrise’ Photo [video]

45 years ago today, Christmas eve 1968, the crew of Apollo 8 was orbiting the moon when they spotted the Earth rising above the moon’s horizon. The crew scrambled to take the iconic photo everyone knows as ‘Earthrise’. NASA recreated this moment using the original audio and stunning graphics.

Playboy Bunny Employee Handbook from 1968

Retronaut posted scans of the complete Playboy Club Bunny Manual from 1968. I found it to be a fascinating bit of history.

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