Apollo 1

Learn about the tragic events that unfolded during the Apollo 1 mission and the lessons it taught us about the risks of space exploration. Discover the untold story of the brave astronauts and their enduring legacy.
The Apollo 1 capsule after the fire. Credit: NASA Apollo Missions, Apollo Space Program, Apollo Spacecraft, Space Disasters, Forensics, Nasa Missions, Space Race, Apollo 13

[/caption] Note: To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission, for 13 days, Universe Today will feature “13 Things That Saved Apollo 13,” discussing different turning points of the mission with NASA engineer Jerry Woodfill. “Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure than … Continue reading "13 Things That Saved Apollo 13, Part 7: The Apollo 1 Fire"

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REMASTERED by Dan Beaumont. APOLLO 1 "Three Astronauts Killed by Fire", ABC News,Jan. 27,1967 VIDEO:   www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rBA0iAE8T4  NASA INFO:  Remembering the Apollo 1 Crew On Jan. 27, 1967, veteran astronaut Gus Grissom, first American spacewalker Ed White and rookie Roger Chaffee were preparing for what was to be the first manned Apollo flight. The astronauts were sitting atop the launch pad for a pre-la People, Nasa Astronauts, Aerospace, Nasa History, Nasa, Nasa Photos, Nasa New Horizons, Grand Rapids, Space Flight

REMASTERED by Dan Beaumont. APOLLO 1 "Three Astronauts Killed by Fire", ABC News,Jan. 27,1967 VIDEO: www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rBA0iAE8T4 NASA INFO: Remembering the Apollo 1 Crew On Jan. 27, 1967, veteran astronaut Gus Grissom, first American spacewalker Ed White and rookie Roger Chaffee were preparing for what was to be the first manned Apollo flight. The astronauts were sitting atop the launch pad for a pre-launch test when a fire broke out in their Apollo capsule. The investigation into…

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