Humanity’s first view of itself

In this edition of Today in Technology, Microsoft President Brad Smith and Communications Director Carol Ann Browne take a look back at Christmas Eve 1968, when three American astronauts showed the world the best of technology as they rode a rocket into space and gave the world its first glimpse back at planet Earth. It was an important moment, not just for people but for the history of technology.

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Apollo 8 mission
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