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Apollo 7 Crew

 

Apollo 7 Crew

(L) Walter Cunningham, Lunar Module Pilot

(C) Walter M. Schirra, Jr., Commander

(R) Donn F. Eisele, Command Module Pilot

Crew Spaceflight Histories


Walter M. Schirra, Jr.

Mission
Mercury 8 "Sigma 7"
Gemini VI-A
Apollo 7
Dates
October 3, 1962
December 15-17, 1965
October 11-12, 1968
Role
 
Commander
Commander
Notes
5th US citizen in space
First space rendezvous w/ Gemini VII
First manned test of CSM, Earth orbit


Donn F. Eisele

Mission
Apollo 7
Dates
October 11-12, 1968
Role
Command Module Pilot
Notes
First manned test of CSM, Earth orbit


R. Walter Cunningham

Mission
Apollo 7
Dates
October 11-12, 1968
Role
Lunar Module Pilot
Notes
First manned test of CSM, Earth orbit


Apollo 7 Backup Crew:

Thomas Stafford, commander
John Young, command module pilot
Eugene Cernan, lunar module pilot