January 22, 1968

1968: Apollo V, an unmanned earth orbital mission, launched from Kennedy Space Center on the fourth Saturn IB flight. This mission also included the first flight of the 31,700-pound lunar module (LM-1 Lunar Module-1 being moved into position for mating with Spacecraft Lunar Module Adapter (SLA)-7 in the Kennedy Space Center’s Manned Spacecraft Operations Building. LM-1 and SLA-7 flew on the Apollo 5 (LM-1/Saturn 204) unmanned space mission.)