This 1969 film portrays the story of man's first journey in orbit around the Moon with comments on the significance of the Apollo 8 flight by several prominent Americans. The film features photography of the lunar surface, the Earth as seen from the Moon, and the on-board activities of Astronauts Frank Borman, James "Jim" Lovell, and William "Bill" Anders.

Transcript (PDF): http://archives.gov/social-media/transcripts/transcript-debrief-apollo-8-45016.pdf

CREATED BY
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (10/01/1958 - )

SUMMARY
This film portrays the story of man's first journey in orbit around the Moon with comments on the significance of the Apollo 8 flight by several prominent Americans. The film features photography of the lunar surface, the Earth as seen from the Moon, and the on-board activities of Astronauts Frank Borman, James "Jim" Lovell, and William "Bill" Anders.

This film has received the following awards: the Golden Eagle Certificate; Council on International Nontheatrical Events (CINE),1969; and Bronze Medal, Atlanta Film Festival, 1969.

REPOSITORY:
Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-M), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

Film Duration: 27 min