Apollo 7 Crew and Support Team

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Title

Apollo 7 Crew and Support Team

Alternative Title

Apollo 7 Crew and Support Team

Subject

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-
Kleinknecht, Kenneth S.
Slayton, Deke, 1924-1993
Evans, Ronald E., 1933-1990

Description

The Apollo 7 crew and support team having breakfast at John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Merritt Island, Florida, before liftoff 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. Photographed from left to right are Kenneth Kleinknecht, the Manager of Apollo Spacecraft Office; Command Module Pilot Donn F. Eisele (1930-1987); Mission Commander Wally Schirra (1923-2007); Deke Slayton (1924-1993), the Director Flight Crew Operations; an unidentified person; and Ronald Evans (1933-1990). Lunar Module Pilot Walter Cunningham (1932-) is not pictured here.

Source

Original black and white photographic print, October 11, 1968: Leonard Pugh Collection.

Date Created

1968-10-11

Contributor

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original black and white photographic print, October 11, 1968.

Is Part Of

Florida Space Coast History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

137 KB

Medium

1 black and white photographic print

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

John F. Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, 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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