“The Walt, Wally and Donn Show”
Crew: Walter Schirra Jr. (Commander); Eugene Cernan (Lunar Module Pilot); John Young (Command Module Pilot)
Launch Vehicle: Saturn 1B
Launch Date: October 11, 1968
Return Date: October 22, 1968
Launched on the smaller Saturn 1B rocket, Apollo 7 accomplished the goal of testing the CSM in Earth orbit. It cleared the way for future lunar orbit missions and demonstrated the capability to broadcast live TV from space.