Apollo Spacecraft Command Module After Flash Fire
April 22, 2003
Closeup view of the exterior of Apollo 012 Command Module at Pad 34 showing the effects of the intense heat of the flash fire which killed the prime crew of the Apollo/Saturn 204 mission. Astronauts Virgil I. Grissom, Edward H. White II, and Roger B. Chaffee lost their lives in the accidental fire.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Gus Grissom, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 34, Apollo program, Apollo Command/Service Module, Roger B. Chaffee, Apollo 1, Apollo spacecraft