Apollo 1

Apollo 1


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Apollo 1 (initially designated AS-204) was the to be first manned mission of the U.S. Apollo manned lunar landing program. The planned low Earth orbital test of the Apollo Command/Service Module never made its target launch date of February 21, 1967, because a cabin fire during a launch rehearsal test on January 27, 1976 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 34 killed all three crew members.

Members

Virgil Ivan Grissom (April 3, 1926 – January 27, 1967)
Edward Higgins "Ed" White, II (November 14, 1930 – January 27, 1967)
Roger Bruce Chaffee (February 15, 1935 – January 27, 1967)
Apollo 1 (initially designated AS-204) was the to be first manned mission of the U.S. Apollo manned lunar landing program. The planned low Earth orbital test of the Apollo Command/Service Module never made its target launch date of February 21, 1967, because a cabin fire during a launch rehearsal test on January 27, 1976 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 34 killed all three crew members.

Members

Virgil Ivan Grissom (April 3, 1926 – January 27, 1967)
Edward Higgins "Ed" White, II (November 14, 1930 – January 27, 1967)
Roger Bruce Chaffee (February 15, 1935 – January 27, 1967)
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