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Subject: Online Apollo 8 reading of Genesis
Category: Science
Asked by: kytmr-ga
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Posted: 09 Mar 2005 20:26 PST
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Question ID: 490819
Where can I watch and listen to the Apollo 8 1968 Christmas Eve reading of Genesis.
Subject: Re: Online Apollo 8 reading of Genesis
Answered By: googlenut-ga on 09 Mar 2005 21:05 PST
Hello kytmr-ga,

A video clip with audio of the Apollo 8 Christmas eve broadcast can be
found at the following link:

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
The Apollo 8 Christmas Eve Broadcast
?Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the Moon, entered lunar orbit
on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1968. That evening, the astronauts;
Commander Frank Borman, Command Module Pilot Jim Lovell, and Lunar
Module Pilot William Anders did a live television broadcast from lunar
orbit, in which they showed pictures of the Earth and Moon seen from
Apollo 8. Lovell said, "The vast loneliness is awe-inspiring and it
makes you realize just what you have back there on Earth." They ended
the broadcast with the crew taking turns reading from the book of

Scroll down to near the bottom of the page.  Click on ?Audio and Video
Broadcast? to play the Quicktime Movie clip, or right click to
download it.

For more on Apollo 8, see the following page:

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
The Apollo 8

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Search Strategy:

I went to the NASA website (  I clicked on ?Enter at the bottom right corner of the page.  I then did a search
for ?apollo 8 genesis? (without the quotes?).
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