50 years ago, NASA astronauts prepared to return to space

Excerpt from the June 8, 1968 issue of Science News

Apollo 7 crew

THREE’S COMPANY  Twenty months after the deadly fire on Apollo 1, Apollo 7 and its crew (from left),  Donn F. Eisele, Walter M. Schirra, Jr. and Walter Cunningham, spent nearly 11 days in space, completing 163 orbits of Earth.

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