Apollo 7 Liftoff

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Title

Apollo 7 Liftoff

Alternative Title

Apollo 7 Liftoff

Subject

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (Fla.)
Cape Canaveral (Fla.)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (U.S.)
NASA
Apollo Project (U.S.)
Project Apollo (U.S.)
Apollo 7 (Spacecraft)

Description

Apollo 7 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) atop a Saturn IB booster on October 11, 1968. It was an Earth orbital mission, which tested the improved Block 2 Command/Service Module (CSM). It was the first time the Apollo CSM had flown on a manned mission. This Apollo mission lasted ten days and tested many of the systems needed to accomplish the Moon landing. The crew included Commander Wally Schirra (1923-2007), Command Module Pilot Donn F. Eisele (1930-1987), and Lunar Module Pilot Walter Cunningham (1932-).

Source

Original color photographic print, October 11, 1968: Leonard Pugh Collection.

Date Created

1968-10-11

Contributor

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original color photographic print, October 11, 1968.

Is Part Of

Florida Space Coast History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

68.6 KB

Medium

1 color photographic print

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Cape Canaveral, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Leonard Pugh and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Michlowitz, Robert
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"APOLLO 7 (AS-205)." Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Accessed June 25, 2015. http://airandspace.si.edu/explore-and-learn/topics/apollo/apollo-program/orbital-missions/apollo7.cfm.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 color photographic print

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