Jim Lovell, MSI, local students team up to honor historic broadcast

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On December 24th 1968, millions of people tuned in as astronauts Frank Borman, Bill Anders and Jim Lovell made history in the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.

The first photos of the earth rise were taken on Apollo 8’s  ninth orbit around the moon.

With the help of students from Downers Grove North High School,  Captain Jim Lovell stood today next to the Apollo 8 module at the Museum of Science and Industry to reenact the historic message that was broadcast that day

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