Apollo 7 Launch

Close-up of Apollo 7, looking up from near the bottom of the rocket.
July 9, 2018
Historical DateOctober 11, 1968
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Apollo 7 lifts off from Cape Kennedy Launch Complex 34 at 11:03 A.M., EDT. The astronauts aboard, for the first manned lunar orbital mission, are Astronauts Walter M. Schirra, Jr. Commander; Donn F. Eisele, Command Module Pilot; and Walter Cunningham, Lunar Module Pilot. Original photo number was KSC-68PC-185.