The first manned Apollo rocket heading to space

Space Mission
Apollo 7, October 11, 1968, 000:00:12 GET

NASA / Unidentified Photographer

Photo Description
Vintage chromogenic print on fiber-based Kodak Paper, 20.3 x 25.4cm (8 x 10in), with NASA MSC caption and “A Kodak Paper”
Watermarks on the verso, numbered “NASA S-68-49457” in red in top margin
20.3 x 25.4cm (8 x 10in)

[NASA caption] Command and Service Module 101 atop Saturn IB 205 rises into the florida sky from KSC Launch Complex 34 at 10:02:45 CDT on 11 October 1968.

Apollo 7 is the first of several manned flights aimed at qualifying the spacecraft for the half-million-mile round trip to the moon.