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.
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