Astronomy magazine podcast: Remembering Apollo 1

NASA historian Glen Asner discusses the Apollo 1 disaster 40 years later.
By | Published: February 1, 2007 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Apollo 1 crew
February 1, 2007
On January 27, 1967, a fire raced through the Apollo 1 capsule, killing the crew: Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom, Edward H. White II, and Roger B. Chaffee. In this week’s show, NASA historian Glen Asner discusses what caused this fire and how it influenced future Apollo missions.

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