Apollo 1 Patch
$7.00
Official Apollo 1 mission embroidered collector patch.
On Jan. 27, 1967, tragedy struck the Apollo program when a flash fire occurred in Command Module 012 during a launch pad test of the Apollo/Saturn space vehicle being prepared for the first piloted flight, the AS-204 mission. Three astronauts, Lt. Col. Virgil I. Grissom, a veteran of Mercury and Gemini missions; Lt. Col. Edward H. White, the astronaut who had performed the first United States extravehicular activity during the Gemini program; and Lt. Cmdr. Roger B. Chaffee, an astronaut preparing for his first space flight, died in this tragic accident.
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