Join the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, from 4 to 4:30 p.m., for music, carols and a candlelight reflection as they celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8, the “Christmas Mission.”
On that mission, Apollo 8 astronauts Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders became the first humans to orbit the moon. From their command module, the astronauts each read from the book of Genesis, broadcasting a message of peace and goodwill to a worldwide audience.
This event is free and open to the public. Guests should enter at the Davidson Center for Space Exploration north doors.
Media contact: Pat Ammons, firstname.lastname@example.org; 256-721-5429; 256-655-4222