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William Anders


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1968
   Time 'Person of the Year' was   
Apollo 8 Astronauts Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, William Anders
Lovell and Anders became the first people to orbit the Moon. Lovell later had to be spectacuarly rescued from space in Apollo 13.
Apollo 8
   was crewed by   
Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and William Anders
Launched December 21, 1968. First manned flight around the Moon, first manned flight of the Saturn V.
William Anders
   was   
The First Asian-born Astronaut
During the first mission to orbit the moon in Apollo 8 in 1968. Anders was born in Hong Kong. Anders took a photograph of Earthrise that has become one of the most celebrated of the US space program.






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