11 Oct, 15:02 GMT
Apollo 7 lifts off on top of a Saturn IB, a smaller version of the rocket that would take future crews to the Moon.
11 Oct, 15:05 GMT
First stage runs out of fuel and drops away. Liquid hydrogenfuelled second stage (S-IVB) takes over.
11 Oct, 15:13 GMT
Apollo 7 reaches an orbital path of 227-285km.
11 Oct, 17:57 GMT
The Command Service Module separates from S-IVB, turns around and simulates docking with a Lunar Module.
12 Oct, 17:27 GMT
The engines that would take future Apollo missions to the Moon are given a test fire.
Apollo 7 drifts 120km away from the S-IVB, then returns in a rehearsal for finding a lander returning from the lunar surface.
14 Oct, 14:45 GMT
The first live TV broadcast from space begins after a twoday delay caused by crew tensions.
22 Oct, 10:56 GMT
The crew re-enters Earth’s atmosphere.
22 Oct, 11:11 GMT
Apollo 7 splashes down in the Atlantic Ocean.