Astronauts Load into Transfer Van for Apollo 7 Launch Demonstration Test

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Title

Astronauts Load into Transfer Van for Apollo 7 Launch Demonstration Test

Alternative Title

Transfer Van for Apollo 7 Launch Demo Test

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)
Astronauts--United States
Schirra, Walter M. (Walter Marty), 1923-2007
Cunningham, Walter, 1932-
Cunningham, Ronnie Walter, 1932-

Description

Mission Commander Wally Schirra (1923-2007), Command Module Pilot Donn F. Eisele (1930-1987), and Lunar Module Pilot Walter Cunningham (1932-) boarding a transfer van for a Launch Demonstration Test at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on October 11, 1968. Apollo 7 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.

Source

Original black and white photographic print, September 17, 1968: Space Walk of Fame Collection.

Date Created

1968-09-17

Contributor

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original black and white photographic print, September 17, 1968.

Is Part Of

Florida Space Coast History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

192 KB

Medium

1 black and white 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 Florida Space Coast History Project 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.

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Original Format

1 black and white photographic print

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