Roger Chaffee

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

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

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