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Titusville in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Apollo 8

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

 
 
Apollo 8 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 24, 2021
1. Apollo 8 Marker
Inscription.  
Date: December 21-27, 1968
Craft: Apollo Eight

Command Module Pilot: James Lovell
Lunar Module Pilot: William Anders
Commander: Frank Borman

“The vast loneliness here is awe-inspiring”
- James Lovell

 
Erected by Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceExplorationWar, Cold. A significant historical date for this entry is December 21, 1968.
 
Location. 28° 36.266′ N, 80° 40.144′ W. Marker is in Titusville, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker can be reached from Kennedy Parkway North, 6 miles NASA Parkway West, on the right when traveling north. The marker stands within the Apollo/Saturn V Center of the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Titusville FL 32780, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Apollo 7 (here, next to this marker); Apollo 9 (a few steps from this marker); Apollo 1 (a few steps from this marker); Apollo 10
Apollo 8 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 24, 2021
2. Apollo 8 Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Apollo 17 (a few steps from this marker); Apollo 15 (a few steps from this marker); Apollo 16 (a few steps from this marker); Apollo 11 (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Titusville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Apollo Missions. (Submitted on July 2, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
2. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. (Submitted on July 2, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
Apollo 8 crew image. Click for full size.
By Nasa
3. Apollo 8 crew
(L-R) James Lovell, William Anders and Frank Borman
Iconic photo of Earth taken from Apollo 8 image. Click for full size.
By NASA/William Anders
4. Iconic photo of Earth taken from Apollo 8
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 2, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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