Remembering the Apollo 1 Fire (Infographic) | NASA Space Disasters & Gus Grissom, Roger Chaffee, Ed White | Human Spaceflight Risk & NASA Spacecraft Safety

Remembering the Apollo 1 Fire (Infographic) NASA Space Disasters & Gus Grissom, Roger Chaffee, Ed White Human Spaceflight Risk & NASA Spacecraft Safety

Apollo 1: Astronauts Virgil "Gus" I. Grissom, Edward H. White II, and Roger B. Chaffee were to pilot the first manned Apollo mission. Tragically, during launch pad testing, a fire would asphyxiate the team. The mission was originally designated the Apollo 204, but was renamed Apollo 1 in their recognition.

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NASA Astronauts Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee were to pilot the first manned Apollo mission. Tragically, the men were killed in a launchpad fire.

Apollo 1 Crew Honored Astronauts from the left Gus Grissom Ed White II and Roger Chaffee stand near Cape Kennedy's Launch Complex 34 during training for Apollo 1 in January 1967.

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Apollo 1 Crew Honored Astronauts from the left Gus Grissom Ed White II and Roger Chaffee stand near Cape Kennedy's Launch Complex 34 during training for Apollo 1 in January January 27 2017

Astronauts Gus Grissom/ Edward White/ Roger Chaffee in front of the launch pad, 1967. They were to pilot the first manned Apollo mission. Tragically, during launch pad testing, a fire would asphyxiate them. The mission was originally designated the Apollo 204, but was renamed Apollo 1 in their recognition

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Astronauts Gus Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee in front of the launch pad, 1967 ~~ The three astronauts stand in front of the launch pad before the tragic events of the Apollo 1 mission.

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Today, January is the anniversary of the Apollo 1 fire. The Command Module of Apollo 1 that took the lives of astronauts Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Edward H. White and Roger B.

"If we die, we want people to accept it. We're in a risky business, and we hope that if anything happens to us it will not delay the program. The conquest of space is worth the risk of life." -Gus Grissom.    Today is the anniversary of the Apollo 1 capsule fire that took the lives of Gus Grissom, Edward White, Roger Chaffee on Jan 17, 1967.

Astronauts for the first Apollo Mission (L-R) Roger B. Chaffee Edward H. White and Virgil I. Grissom practice for the mission in the Apollo Mission Simulator. All 3 would perish in the Apollo launch pad fire Jan.

The APOLLO 1 smartphone is the latest in the nature-meets-tech trend that elegantly merges raw wood with ultramodern electronics. Its touchscreen display is delicately integrated into the wood body, appearing as though it almost grew that way! The rounded bottom makes for enhanced ergonomics and plays host to an entirely new spinning interface that allows users to navigate through applications quickly and intuitively.

The APOLLO 1 smartphone is the latest in the nature-meets-tech trend that elegantly merges raw wood with ultramodern electronics. Its touchscreen display is delicately integrated into the wood body, a

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