NASA Dedicates Martian Landmarks To Apollo 1 Crew
December 19, 2004
An image taken from Spirit's PanCam looking west depicts the nearby hills named after the astronauts of the Apollo 1. The crew of Apollo 1 perished in flash fire during a launch pad test of their Apollo spacecraft at Kennedy Space Center, Fl. on January 27, 1967.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Apollo 1, Apollo spacecraft, Apollo program, Apollo 7, Kennedy Space Center, Spirit rover