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An Apollo astronaut says the greatest moment of NASA’s program was not the moon landing — it was the ‘cosmic birth’ of humanit...

Apollo 9 astronaut Rusty Schweickart said the program's most profound moment occurred in 1968, when Apollo 8 astronauts saw Earth rise over the moon.
The famous "Earthrise" photo taken by Apollo 8 astronauts during their trip around the moon on Dec. 24, 1968.

Apollo astronaut Jim Lovell, who saw Earth rise over the moon 50 years ago, says ‘you go to heaven when you are born’

"God has really given us a stage on which we perform," said Apollo 8 and Apollo 13 astronaut Jim Lovell. "How that play turns out is up to us."

Someone published thousands of photos of historic US space missions — here are some amazing ones

The 9,200 high-resolution images posted to the Project Apollo Archive were taken during every manned mission to the moon, both on the way there and back.