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January 27, 2004

This Day in History

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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.

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