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Col. Frank Borman
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It's a vast, lonely, forbidding expanse of nothing ... rather like clouds and clouds of pumice stone. And it certainly does not appear to be a very inviting place to live or work. [Message from Apollo 8 during the first manned orbit of the Moon, Christmas day, 1968]
A veteran of two spaceflights, Gemini 7 and Apollo 8. On Gemini 7 he flew with Jim Lovell
for a duration record of 14 days and rendezvoused with Gemini 6. On Apollo 8 he again flew with Jim Lovell
and Bill Anders
becoming the first men to leave earth orbit and circle the moon. They made a memorable Christmas Eve television broadcast showing the lunar surface and reading from the first chapter of ...