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About Frank Borman

Commander of the Apollo 8 mission, which was the first time a team of astronauts had ever circled the moon. He had previously been a part of the Gemini 7 mission.

Early life

He began flying at the age of 15, and joined the U.S. Air Force after high school.


He is the recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor for his involvement in the Apollo 8 mission.

Family of Frank Borman

He moved with his family to Tucson, Arizona at a young age.

Close associates of Frank Borman

He and James Lovell served as commanders of Apollo missions.

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