Anders, William Alison, 1933-

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William A. Anders (b. October 17, 1933, Hong Kong) is a former United States Air Force officer, electrical engineer, nuclear engineer, NASA astronaut, and businessman. Anders, along with Apollo 8 crewmates Frank Borman and Jim Lovell, is one of the first three persons to have left Earth orbit and traveled to the Moon. He was also the U.S. Ambassador to Norway from 1976 to 1977 under then President Gerald Ford's administration.
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referencedIn ASTRONAUT JUNGLE SURVIVAL TRAINING
referencedIn GEMINI 11 INTERVIEWS PART TWO WITH CHARLES CONRAD, NEIL ARMSTRONG, WILLIAM A. ANDERS United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn ASTRONAUTS RECEIVE SURVIVAL TRAINING
creatorOf Anders, William A. Miscellaneous papers. Jacksonville University, Carl S. Swisher Library
creatorOf Anders, William. [Articles, book reviews, etc.]. Lafayette College
referencedIn President Richard Nixon, Apollo 11 Astronaut Michael Collins, Apollo 8 Astronaut William Anders, and Henry Kissinger Watch the Apollo 13 Command Module "Odyssey" Splash Down on Television Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
referencedIn Apollo 8 Lunar Mission United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Borman, Frank, 1928-. [Letter] 1977 November 1, Miami, Fla. [to] Evan Lerman, Brooklyn, N.Y. / Frank Borman. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
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Kingdom of Norway 00 NO
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