40th Anniversary of Apollo 1 Accident

The Astronauts Memorial Foundation held a ceremony to honor the crew of Apollo 1 on the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 1 accident. Family… read more

The Astronauts Memorial Foundation held a ceremony to honor the crew of Apollo 1 on the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 1 accident. Family members and others praised the astronauts' sacrifice and talked about the risk of exploration. All family members present were introduced.

Astronauts Virgil Grissom, Edward White, and Roger Chaffee lost their lives when a fire swept through the command module of Apollo 1 during a pre-flight test on January 27, 1967. The ceremony was held at the Space Mirror Memorial at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. close

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40th Anniversary of Apollo 1 Accident

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Program ID:
196435-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Kennedy Space Center, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Jan 27, 2007 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 30, 2007 | 6:26am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jan 27, 2007 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 28, 2007 | 2:52am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 29, 2007 | 5:37pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 30, 2007 | 6:26am EST | C-SPAN 2
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