Frank Frederick Borman II
March 14, 1928
Gary, Indiana, U.S.
|Alma mater||USMA, B.S. 1950|
Caltech, M.S. 1957
|Occupation||Fighter pilot, test pilot, airline CEO|
Time in space
|19d 21h 35m|
|Selection||1962 NASA Group 2|
|Missions||Gemini 7, Apollo 8|
|Retirement||July 1, 1970|
Frank Borman (born March 14, 1928) was an American astronaut and the commander of Apollo 8. He received a Bachelor of Science at West Point and a Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology. Apollo 8 was the first mission to fly around the Moon. The other members of Apollo 8 were Jim Lovell and Bill Anders.
References[change | change source]
- Williams, David R. (September 25, 2007). "The Apollo 8 Christmas Eve Broadcast". NASA National Space Science Data Center.
- Borman, Frank; Lovell, James; Anders, William (December 25, 1968). The Apollo 8 Christmas Eve Broadcast (MOV) (Live broadcast). NASA National Space Science Data Center.
- NASA bio
- "Congressional Space Medal of Honor". history.nasa.gov. Retrieved 2021-09-23.
- Borman, Frank; Serling, Robert J. (October 1988). Countdown: An Autobiography. Silver Arrow. ISBN 0-688-07929-6.