Apollo 7 Astronaut Donn F. Eisele

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Title

Apollo 7 Astronaut Donn F. Eisele

Alternative Title

Donn F. Eisele

Subject

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (U.S.)
NASA
Apollo Project (U.S.)
Project Apollo (U.S.)
Astronauts--United States

Description

Command Module Pilot Donn F. Eisele (1930-1987) for the Apollo 7 mission, which launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) atop a Saturn IB booster 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 mission lasted 10 days and tested many of the systems needed to accomplish the Moon landing. The crew included Eisele, Mission Commander Wally Schirra(1923-2007), and Lunar Module Pilot Walter Cunningham (1932-).

Source

Original black and white photographic print: Space Walk of Fame Collection.

Date Created

ca. 1968

Contributor

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original black and white photographic print.

Is Part Of

Florida Space Coast History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

100 KB

Medium

1 black and white photographic print

Type

Still Image

Coverage

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 | National Air and Space Museum." 2015. National Air and Space Museum. Accessed June 25. http://airandspace.si.edu/explore-and-learn/topics/apollo/apollo-program/orbital-missions/apollo7-facts.cfm/.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 black and white photographic print

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