The Apollo 1 crew patch
Astronauts: Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee
On January 27, 1967 a fire swept through the cabin during a launch rehearsal killing astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee. The name Apollo 1 was formally assigned to the mission in the spring of 1967 in memory of the astronauts who lost their lives.
Date: January 27, 1967
Owner: NASA on The Commons
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