TODAY IN HISTORY: On October 11, 1968, Apollo 7 blasts off from…

TODAY IN HISTORY: On October 11, 1968, Apollo 7 blasts off from Launch Complex 34 at Cape Canaveral, carrying Wally Schirra, Donn Eisele, and Walter Cunningham on a mission to qualify the spacecraft for the half-million-mile round trip to the Moon.

(NASA)