Detail View: NASA Johnson Space Center Collection: Astronauts Schirra and Eisele seen in first live television transmission

Title: 
Astronauts Schirra and Eisele seen in first live television transmission
Description: 
Astronauts Walter M. Schirra Jr. (on right) and Donn F. Eisele (on left) are seen in this first live television transmission from space. Schirra is holding a sign which reads "Keep those cards and letters coming in, folks!". Schirra is the Apollo 7 commander; and Eisele is the Apollo 7 command module pilot. This transmission was made at the end of their third day in space.
Date Taken: 
1968-10-14
Program: 
Apollo
Mission: 
Apollo VII
Subject Terms: 
7
facet_who: 
Donn F. Eisele
facet_what: 
Apollo 7
facet_where: 
Johnson Space Center (JSC)
Photo ID: 
S68-50713
Film Type: 
4x5 BW
UID: 
SPD-JSC-S68-50713
original url: 
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