In this episode Dr. James Rice, the senior scientist at the Planetary Science Institute, discusses Apollo 8—the first manned mission to the Moon, which occurred 50 years ago in December 1968. Dr. Rice talks about what led up to this historic mission, and how close the space race really was with several lesser-known facts about NASA's competition.
For more information on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo missions, visit: http://www.nasa.gov
For more information on Dr. Rice, visit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-james-rice-822a1764/
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