Today In NASA History: First Manned Apollo Mission, Apollo 7 Launched From Cape Canaveral
By Space Coast History // October 11, 2016
October 11, 1968
ABOVE VIDEO: Apollo 7, the first manned Apollo Mission, was launched on October 11, 1968. This 14 minute video explains the goals of the mission and presents lots of original footage. The Apollo 7 astronauts included Walter M. Schirra, Donn F. Eisele, and R. Walter Cunningham.