Apollo 1

The Apollo 1 Fire: Excerpt from “Eight Years to the Moon”

Editor’s note: Today marks the 53rd anniversary of the Apollo 1 fire that killed three astronauts during a routine test…

2 years ago

NASA Tribute Exhibit Honors Fallen Apollo 1 Crew 50 Years After Tragedy

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX, FL - NASA unveiled a new tribute exhibit honoring three fallen astronaut heroes 50 years…

5 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Jan. 29, 2016: Largest Solar System, Future Missions, and Remembering Our Lost Astronauts

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Carolyn Collins Petersen (thespacewriter.com / space.about.com / @spacewriter ) Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @MorganRehnberg )…

6 years ago

Remembering Apollo 1’s Tragic Anniversary: ‘It Was Too Late From The Beginning’

On this day (Jan. 27) in 1967, NASA astronauts Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee died in a…

8 years ago

Can You Solve This Apollo 1 Spacesuit Mystery?

Reader Jeff Arnoldi recently approached me with an intriguing question about this Apollo 1 picture: Note that the U.S. flag…

9 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout: ScienceOnline 2013 Edition

This week, we broadcast the Weekly Space Hangout from the ScienceOnline 2013 conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. Fraser Cain, Nicole…

9 years ago

Challenger, 25 Years Later: Statements of Remembrance

[/caption] In remembrance of the Challenger accident 25 years ago today, several notable people have issued statements in memory of…

11 years ago

13 Things That Saved Apollo 13, Part 7: The Apollo 1 Fire

[/caption] Note: To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission, for 13 days, Universe Today will feature "13…

12 years ago