For many people Christmas is a special day with a magic of its own. A Christmas eclipse is a great treat and centuries ago a long-awaited comet finally showed up on Christmas day. But imagine spending the holidays a quarter of a million miles from home, as the crew of Apollo 8 did.

Christmas in the Skies

Click on this link If you are interested in the Apollo 8 Christmas Eve broadcast from the Moon.

Mona Evans
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