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Man's First Flight Around the Moon Pin - 1968 - Apollo 8

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Man's First Flight Around the Moon Pin - 1968 - Apollo 8
Years: Dec. 21-27, 1968
Color: Red, Blue, Black and White

"Man's First Flight Around The Moon" pin measures 3 1/2" diameter. Apollo 8 (December 21–27, 1968) was the first crewed spacecraft to leave low Earth orbit and the first human spaceflight to reach the Moon. The crew orbited the Moon ten times without landing, and then departed safely back to Earth. These three astronautsFrank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders—were the first humans to witness and photograph the far side of the Moon and an Earthrise.

Apollo 8 launched on December 21, 1968, and was the second crewed spaceflight mission flown in the United States Apollo space program after Apollo 7, which stayed in Earth orbit. Apollo 8 was the third flight and the first crewed launch of the Saturn V rocket, and was the first human spaceflight from the Kennedy Space Center, located adjacent to Cape Kennedy Air Force Station in Florida. Read more at

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Condition: Excellent
Item ordered may not be exact piece shown. All original and authentic.
Price: $49.00