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Title -  Apollo 1 Astronauts Grissom, White & Chaffee


Description -  Astronauts (left to right) Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee, posing in front of Launch Complex 34 which housed their Saturn 1 launch vehicle.  Apollo 1 is the official name that was later given to the never-flown Apollo/Saturn 204 (AS-204) mission.  Its command module (CM-012) was destroyed by fire during a test and training exercise on January 27, 1967 at Pad 34 (Launch Complex 34, Cape Canaveral, then known as Cape Kennedy) atop a Saturn IB rocket.  The crew aboard (pictured) were the astronauts selected for the first manned Apollo program mission. All three died in the fire.


Description Source -  NASA


Year -  1/17/1967

Astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White & Roger Chaffee of Apollo 1

SKU: NAS-0007
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