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The crew of Apollo 7, Commander Walter Schirra, Lunar Module Pilot Walter Cunningham and Command Module Pilot Donn Eisele, pose after a successful mission in 1968.

Apollo 7 was a mission of firsts from being the first crewed Apollo mission to the first TV broadcast in space.


U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

Only 95 of American astronauts have been inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame - how do you qualify for this honor?


Mercury Seven Astronauts

The seven Mercury astronauts were pioneers, their courage and dedication built a foundation for many successes in later space programs.


U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

The Mercury Seven astronauts conceived of a place where space travelers could be remembered and in May 1990, these visions were realized when the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame officially opened outside Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.