printed in silver (in image) on paper label l.r.: HASSELBLAD printed on paper label on support reverse u.l.: 1 / by December 1968 the Americans were ready for the next / flight. This was with Apollo 8, December 21-27, manned by / Frank Gorman, James A. Lovell, Jr., and William A. Anders. / This flight is regarded as the greated achievement up to / now in the history of space exploration. Apollo 8 orbited / ten times around the moon and during this period the / spacecraft was subjected to the moon's gravitiational pull. / Anders was the astronaut responsible for the photography / on the flight. The Hasselblad 500 EL was carried for the / first time on a space flight.