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Three people have spent christmas the Moon on the flank

on christmas eve, 1968, mankind got a unique christmas greeting and an unforgettable christmas card (you move to another service). Apollo 8 -the ship's window,

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Three people have spent christmas the Moon on the flank

on christmas eve, 1968, mankind got a unique christmas greeting and an unforgettable christmas card (you move to another service). Apollo 8 -the ship's window, the photo taken of the earth rising Moon on the horizon.

the United states Apollo program had flown the first human Lunar orbit. Astronaut Frank Borman , Jim Lovell and William Anders were the first people who celebrated christmas in space.

the greeting in they didn't read the christmas gospel, but the Bible was chosen for a creation story, Genesis. Tv and radio are estimated to have followed up to a billion people. Upload verbatim content can explore the Us space administration Nasa (you move to another service) on the page.

the united states and the Soviet union went in the 1960s to harsh competition on who could first fly people to the Moon. Christmas not allowed to interfere with the flight, in which the united states was preparing to win. The grand prize came the next summer, when Apollo 11's two astronauts walked on the Moon.

the Race in spite of Apollo 8's astronauts were told to think about herself for a long time, what message would tell that it was intended for all the inhabitants of the Country.

after touring the moon ten times in the Apollo 8 launch the main engine of his to start the return journey to Earth. It was the apnea a place for kuuohjelmassa it was all new and critical phases of success was no guarantee.

When the direction had been toward the Earth, Jim Lovell sent the atc improved radio message: "for the record: there is a santa claus."

Space limit christmas feast

the International space station ISS has celebrated christmas for almost twenty years and even twice, so on christmas day, as the epiphany of the crew of the Russian members of the orthodox party tradition.

Työarjen off festival is of great significance, not least the christmas meal.

More food do not need to squeeze the tube to shine in the mouth, such as spaceflight during the early years, but turkey is not the ISS nor can be taken to frying. It will be sent to the station in single-dose sachets, which is heated in a special oven.

That big amount of salt, which in the Country christmas border easily get the ham and other christmas food, there will not be the ISS out of the question. Weightlessness weakens in space, residing in the bones, and very salty foods are known to aggravate the problem.

Apollo 8's crew ate cold dried space rations, but was surprised on christmas day when the food packaging of the revealed red and green ribbons knotted traditional christmas meal: the real turkey, gravy and cranberry jam.

Alcohol in space not to drink

a toast for the ISS lift soberly, for the bubble drinks – alcohol cold too – do not fit to stress this mode.

Alcohol the ISS will not be used for safety reasons at all. Apollo 8's borman to, Lovell and Anders instead was reserved for one more surprise, a mini bottle of brandy for each of them.

the Flight commander Borman had participated in the Apollo 1 three astronauts of the spirit took fire investigation. I think he was too aware of how small of a devastating accident can a spaceship be closed.

He ordered to put the bottle away. Lovell sold his at auction ten years ago and got about a $ if current exchange rates according to over 16 000.

the gift packages of the Moon on the corner instead of opened. The astronauts ' spouses were taken on a journey according to the cufflinks and two tie pin. Another smiling man in the moon face.

the Case is part of yle's News and current affairs activities, science news of the christmas calendar. We publish daily science news, which is associated with this time of the year – directly or at least bend through. The last door opens on christmas eve.

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