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NASA Remembers Apollo 8 Astronaut Bill Anders

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We mourn the passing of Apollo Astronaut William "Bill" Anders at the age of 90.

He was backup pilot for the Gemini XI, Apollo 11 flights, and was lunar module pilot for Apollo 8 — the first lunar orbit mission. On Christmas Eve in 1968, Anders turned his camera toward Earth and captured the legendary Earthrise photo.

For more information about Anders’ NASA career, and his biography, visit: https://www.nasa.gov/former-astronaut-william-a-anders/

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