Frank Borman
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"Frank Frederick Borman, II", (Colonel (United States)/Col, United States Air Force/USAF, Ret.), is a retired United States Air Force Aviator/pilot, Aeronautical engineering/aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and NASA astronaut, best remembered as the Commander of Apollo 8, the first mission to fly around the Moon, making him, along with crew mates Jim Lovell and William Anders/Bill Anders, the List of Apollo astronauts#People who flew around the Moon without landing/first of only 24 humans to do so. Before flying on Apollo, he set a fourteen-day spaceflight endurance record on Gemini 7, and also served on the NASA review board which investigated the Apollo 1 fire. 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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