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2 DAYS, 20 HOURS, 58 MINUTES:
For 30 minutes, the Apollo 8 astronauts have no radio contact with Earth, as they pass the far side of the Moon. When they can see Earth again, they take the first colour photo of our entire planet – the famous Earthrise picture.
4 DAYS, 7 HOURS, 18 MINUTES:
Orion is flung around the Moon only 100 km above the surface and is sent on into an orbit opposite of the Moon's rotation. Orion remains here for seven days.