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Frank Borman

Frank Borman led the first team of American astronauts to circle the moon, extending man’s horizons into space.

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Frank Borman

Commander of the 1968 Apollo 8 Mission.

In 1967 he served as a member of the Apollo 204 Fire Investigation Board, investigating the causes of the fire which killed three astronauts aboard an Apollo spacecraft, reminiscent of the Challenger tragedy. Later he became the Apollo Program Resident Manager, heading the team that reengineered the Apollo spacecraft. He also served as Field Director of NASA’s Space Station Task Force.

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Astronaut Frank Borman poses for his official NASA photo with a flag behind him.
(1964) Astronaut Frank Borman.