Apollo 7/S-IVB Rendezvous in Space Overhead Shot

Saturn 7B stage in orbit with Earth in background
July 9, 2018
Historical DateOctober 11, 1968
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The expended Saturn IVB stage as photographed from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during transposition and docking maneuvers. This photograph was taken over Sonora, Mexico, during Apollo 7's second revolution of Earth. The round, white disc inside the open panels of the Saturn IVB is a simulated docking target similar to that used on the lunar module for docking during lunar missions.