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Remembering the Apollo I disaster, 50 years later

Technology / Hardware : Extremetech

The Apollo I fire that claimed the lives of three astronauts -- Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee -- was 50 years ago today. We discuss the fire and how it changed the Apollo program -- and NASA itself. The post Remembering t...

Remembering Apollo 1, NASA's First Major Disaster

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

46 years ago today, veteran astronaut Gus Grissom, first American spacewalker Ed White, and rookie Roger Chaffee were killed in a cabin fire during an Apollo 1 launch pad test. The first majorly fatal accident in NASA's history, the...

NASA Just Launched a Stunning Tribute to the Apollo 1 Disaster

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

On January 27th, 1967, three NASA astronauts—Roger Chaffee, Virgil “Gus” Grissom, and Ed White—perished in a fire that erupted in the Apollo 1 command module during a preflight test. Though it was set to be the first crewed Apollo m...

NASA honors fallen, 50th anniversary of Apollo 1 fire

Technology : USAToday: Tech

Roger Chaffee, Gus Grissom, Ed White were killed in a flash fire during countdown simulation.        

How the Apollo Fire Propelled NASA to the Moon

Humor / odd : mental_floss

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