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4 Results for Tag Heroes and Legends

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.

Categories: Astronauts, NASA History

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.