Apollo 8 Launch

A view of the bottom of the Saturn V rocket as it is decoupled and launched from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, 1968.

Duration
00:00
Shot
21 Dec 1968
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NASA549-5-3258
Location
Merritt Island, Florida, United States
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NASA

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