William Anders

William Anders was born on October 17, 1933 in Hong Kong, China. Apollo 8 pilot who was among the first people to travel from Earth to the Moon.
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Popular As William Anders
Occupation Astronaut
Age 87 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born October 17, 1933 (Hong Kong, China)
Birthday October 17
Town/City Hong Kong, China
Nationality China

๐ŸŒ™ Zodiac

William Andersโ€™s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible

๐ŸŒ™ Chinese Zodiac Signs

William Anders was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.

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Apollo 8 pilot who was among the first people to travel from Earth to the Moon.

Before Fame

He was selected to join the Apollo 8 crew after one of the original astronauts had to drop out due to sickness.


On Christmas Eve, 1968, he read a passage to his crew from the Book of Genesis while orbiting around the Moon.

Family Life

He married Valerie Hoard in 1955, and together they had four sons and two daughters.

Associated With

He and Edgar D. Mitchell were two of 24 people to reach the moon in the 50 years since the first landing.

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