A 'Deep Space' mission, complex study of solar winds and magnetospheric particles etc., to aid interplanetary space missions and the study of 'our immediate' living conditions.
Badge is in excellent damage free condition, and is a hard item to find, especially in the UK.
Badge diameter 100mm
(This agencies work is well worth further reading for those interested in the subject, and has direct input by the UK).
A super commemorative badge for the Apollo 8 space mission, the first to fly around the moon.
A seminal Apollo programme mission paving the ultimate way to the moon landing.
Mission pilots William Andres, Frank Borman and Jim Lovell, Mission duration December 21st - 27th 1968
Badge is with some wear possibly due to adverse storage.
An iconic mission !
(The famous colour image of the earth from the moon