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Apollo 7

Posted on the 07 May 2016 by Mikelumish @IsraelThrives
According to Wiki:
The Apollo 7 crew was commanded by Walter M. Schirra, with Command Module Pilot Donn F. Eisele, and Lunar Module Pilot R. Walter Cunningham. Their mission was Apollo's 'C' mission, an 11-day Earth-orbital test flight to check out the redesigned Block II Apollo Command/Service Module (CSM) with a crew on board. It was the first launch of a Saturn IB vehicle to put a crew into space, the first three-person American space mission, and the first live TV broadcast from an American spacecraft. 
What can anyone say?
As far as I am concerned the 1960s US Space Program represents the best of humanity.
This is the Apollo VII patch:
Apollo VII
An old college buddy of mine, Jon Lee, is the only friend that I have in the world that likewise has a mission patch.
I can't seem to find it on-line, but I have the thing itself framed.
He did some work for the Mars Desert Research Station.
Who knows what, exactly.
The guy is a pharmacologist, after all.

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