torsdag den 25. december 2008
At kunne se hele jorden på én gang må være helt fantastisk ... Noget som kun meget få har oplevet live ...
Being able to see the whole earth at once must be a great experience ... Something only very few have been able to do live ...
Forty years ago today, the crew of Apollo 8 gave the planet what this page called “an ennobling Christmas present.” The astronauts — Frank Borman, James A. Lovell Jr. and William A. Anders — orbited the Moon, beaming pictures home in two live broadcasts, one in the morning and one later that evening. They read the first verses of Genesis, then signed off. “Goodbye. Goodnight,” Colonel Borman said. “Merry Christmas. God bless all of you, all of you on the good Earth.” [...]