Virgil Grissom, Edward White, and Roger Chaffe Prepare for Apollo 1 Ca. 1967Unknown - 1967
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) initiated the Apollo Project, designed to land humans on the moon, in 1963. On January 20, 1967, while preparing for the first flight of Apollo 1, its crew - Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Edward White, and Roger Chaffee - were killed in a fire on the launch pad. Later Apollo missions would be successful, including the first landing on the moon, with Apollo 11 in 1969.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , 
Copyright Date: ©1967
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