|Mission Number: AS-205||11-22 October 1968|
Walter Schirra , Commander
Donn Eisele , CSM Pilot
Ronnie Cunningham , LM Pilot
Thomas Stafford, Commander
John Young, CSM Pilot
Eugene Cernan, LM Pilot
Location: Cape Kennedy Air Force Station
Date: 11 October 1968
Time: 15:02:45 UTC
Mission Duration: 10 days, 20 hours, 8 minutes, 0 seconds
Max. Altitude: 183 statute miles
Date: 22 October 1968
Time: 11:10:45 UTC
Location: Atlantic Ocean, SE of Bermuda (27° 32' N, 64° 4' W)
Vessel: USS Essex (CVS-9)
Launched with a Saturn-IB. This mission was a shakedown flight for the Command and Service Module. All the crew members came down with colds during the flight. In violation of NASA policy, no one wore a helmet during reentry for fear of rupturing their ear drums.
The Apollo 7 command module is on loan from the National Air and Space Museum to the Frontiers of Flight Museum, Dallas TX.
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