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January 27, 2004

This Day in History


Today in 1967, NASA tested it's metal. Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee died in flames (every pilot's nightmare) in the capsule fire during the checkout of the Apollo 1 spacecraft. 10 missions later, Neil Armstrong stepped from the LEM to the Moon. Yes, doubters. I believe that, too.


Click on the picture for the list of casualties of the US Space Program.