Flight from Earth

Apollo 8 All Set to Send First Human Flight from Earth

On December 21, 1968, NASA’s mission control sanctioned Apollo 8 carrying the first human outside the Earth’s orbit. The destination was moon, which is nearly 234,000 miles away. After the success of Apollo 7, NASA’s director announced the bold next step. This time team Apollo is designing and demonstrating another mission called to Saturn V. It will conduct its operation in the translunar space. Frank Borman was the Apollo 8