Commander from the Apollo 8 objective, which was the very first time a group of astronauts had ever circled the moon. He previously previously been an integral part of the Gemini 7 objective. He began soaring at age 15, and became a member of the U.S. Atmosphere Force after senior high school. He’s the receiver of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor for his participation in the Apollo 8 objective. He moved along with his family members to Tucson, Az at a age group. He and Wayne Lovell offered as commanders of Apollo missions.