Apollo 8 Astronaut Crashes Plane and Passes Away – Video

Apollo 8 Astronaut Crashes Plane and Passes Away – Video

Retired American Astronaut William Anders, a member of the famous Apollo 8 crew, has tragically passed away in a plane crash off of Washington state. The 90-year-old astronaut was flying the plane himself at the time of the accident.

Anders is best known for capturing the iconic “Earthrise” photo during the Apollo 8 mission, which was the first color photo of the Earth taken from space. The image went on to become a symbol of the fragility and beauty of our planet.

In addition to his groundbreaking work in space, Anders also leaves behind a loving family. He is survived by his wife, six children, and 13 grandchildren. Despite his passing, his legacy as a pioneering astronaut and explorer will continue to inspire future generations. May he rest in peace.

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Video “Former Apollo 8 Astronaut Dies in Plane He Was Flying” was uploaded on 06/10/2024 to Youtube Channel Inside Edition