NASA Image KSC-68PC-327: The rising Apollo 8 vehicle as seen from the southeast

The Apollo astronauts inspired generations of young people across the world, and their influence wasn’t confined to the era in which they flew (1968–1972), it lasts until today. Countless young men and women continue to cite these brave astronauts as an inspiration for their decision to pursue careers in fields as diverse as science, art, exploration, sales, coding, teaching, and countless others. …

Robert Kurson

NYT Bestselling Author of ‘Shadow Divers,’ ‘Pirate Hunders,’ and now ‘Rocket Men.’

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