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Apollo 1 command module disaster (1967)

January 27

Jan. 27, 1967

NASA’s Apollo program a flash fire swept through the Apollo 1 command module during a launch pad rehearsal test. It would have been launched on February 21, 1967

a fire in the command module killed three astronauts

  • Lt. Col. Virgil “Gus” Grissom
  • Lt. Col. Edward H. White
  • Lt. Cdr. Roger Chafee
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