Apollo 7 Facts
Apollo 7 Crew
The Apollo Program
|Command and Service
|| Walter M. Schirra, Jr., commander
Donn F. Eisele, command module pilot
Walter Cunningham, lunar module pilot
|| October 11, 1968
Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 34 (Saturn 1B)
|| 260 hours 9 minutes 3 seconds
|Returned to Earth:
|| October 22, 1968
splashdown 11:11:48 UT (7:11:48 a.m. EDT)
||Atlantic Ocean 27° 32' N, 64°
- First U.S. three man mission
- First flight of Block II Apollo Spacecraft.
- First flight of the Apollo space suits.
- First flight with full crew support equipment.
- First live national TV from space during a manned space flight.