Christmas Traditions Worldwide Speeches & Audio

Christmas Eve Broadcast to Earth

(1) tv-14

Christmas Eve Broadcast to Earth

(1 min) tv-14

On December 24, 1968, astronauts Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders entered into lunar orbit aboard the Apollo 8 spacecraft. That evening, in a live radio and television transmission, Borman reads a passage from the Book of Genesis.