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Frank Borman
NASA Astronaut
Nationality American
Status Retired
Born March 14, 1928 (1928-03-14) (ageĀ 91)
Gary, Indiana
Other occupation Test pilot
Rank Colonel, USAF
Time in space 19d 21h 35 m
Selection 1962 NASA Group
Missions Gemini 7, Apollo 8
Mission insignia
Gemini VII patch.png Apollo-8-patch.png
Awards Congressional Space Medal of Honor

Frank Borman (born March 14, 1928) was the commander of Apollo 8. It was the first mission to fly around the Moon. The other member of Apollo 8 were Jim Lovell and Bill Anders.

After leaving NASA, he was the chief executive officer (CEO) of Eastern Air Lines from 1975 to 1986. Borman is a recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor.

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