"A BEAUTIFUL BALLOON" SIGNED APOLLO 7 LAUNCH PHOTOGRAPH.
Black and white photograph, 10 by 8 inches, with printed NASA captions on verso.
INSCRIBED and SIGNED: "It was a beautiful balloon WALT CUNNINGHAM, Apollo 7."
The Saturn IB rocket carrying the Apollo 7 spacecraft lifts-off the pad at Launch Complex 34 on October 11, 1968. It was the first manned Apollo flight following a 21 month investigation and delay due to the Apollo 1 spacecraft fire.