Apollo 7
Apollo 7 crew arrives aboard recovery ship, U.S.S. Essex

The Apollo 7 crew arrives aboard the U.S.S. Essex, the prime recovery ship for the mission. Left to right, are Astronauts Walter M. Schirra Jr., commander; Donn F. Eisele, command module pilot; Walter Cunningham, lunar module pilot; and Dr. Donald E. Stullken, NASA Recovery Team Leader from the Manned Spacecraft Center's (MSC) Landing and Recovery Division. The crew is pausing in the doorway of the recovery helicopter.

Catalog Date: 22 October 1958
Film Type: 120mm
NASA image: S68-52542

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