CLEARING THE TOWERAPOLLO 7.
Color photograph, 20 x 16 inches, showing the Saturn IB a few seconds after launch, pulling away from the launch tower.
INSCRIBED and SIGNED: "Tower cleared! Wally Schirra, Apollo 7, CDR," "Ridin' nice - Walt Cunningham, Apollo 7, LMP." Schirra's exclamation mark has an arrowhead at its tip, mimicking the upward thrust of the rocket.