Apollo 8 enters lunar gravitational field

Apollo 8 began to speed up as it entered the moon’s gravitational field today. Capcom Jerry Carr asked the astronauts what they could see and Bill AndersĀ  responded, “Nothing. It’s like beingĀ  on the inside of a submarine.” Interestingly, the astronauts would not see the moon until they began to orbit the moon. Their angle [...]