Category: walter cunningham

August 5, 1968: Apollo 7 astronauts Walter Cunningham, Donn Eisele, and Wally Schirra stand on the deck of the NASA Motor Vessel Retriever after suiting up for splashdown training in the Gulf of Mexico. (NASA)

50 YEARS AGO TODAY: Apollo 7 astronauts Walter Cunningham, Donn Eisele, and Wally Schirra stand on the deck of the NASA Motor Vessel Retriever after suiting up for splashdown training in the Gulf of Mexico, August 5, 1968. (NASA)

October 20, 1968 – Top to bottom, astronauts Donn Eisele, Wally Schirra, and Walter Cunningham orbit the Earth on the ninth day of the Apollo 7 mission.

(NASA)