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Frank Borman
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Born
Frank Frederick Borman II

March 14, 1928 (1928-03-14) (age 93)
Status Retired
Nationality American
Alma mater USMA, B.S. 1950
Caltech, M.S. 1957
Occupation Fighter pilot, test pilot, airline CEO
Awards Dfc-usa.jpg Congressional Space Medal of Honor NASA Distinguished Service Medal.jpg
Space career
NASA Astronaut
Rank US-O6 insignia.svg Colonel, USAF
Time in space
19d 21h 35m
Selection 1962 NASA Group 2
Missions Gemini 7, Apollo 8
Mission insignia
Gemini VII patch.png Apollo-8-patch.png
Retirement July 1, 1970

Frank Borman (born March 14, 1928), as an American astronaut, was the commander of Apollo 8. He received a Bachelor of Science at West Point and a Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology. 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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