Apollo 9 astronauts, 1969.
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Rusell Schweickart (Lunar Module pilot), David Scott (Command Module pilot) and James McDivitt (Commander) dresed in spacesuits. Apollo 9 was launched on 3rd March 1969. It carried the first complete Apollo spacecraft into Earth orbit, and the first docking of the Apollo Command and Service Module with the Lunar Module was carried out on the mision.