Friday, January 27, 2017

50 Years Ago at this Time...

NASA photo of Apollo One astronauts arriving for test. 
The Apollo One crew was entering their capsule for a critical test on America's way to the moon. Later, fire swept through the capsule and the astronauts: Grissom, White and Chaffee, we all killed.

I'll never forget ABC News breaking in with the bulletin while I was watching television with my family. If I recall correctly, that was a Friday, also.

Here are two outstanding articles about this under-remembered event:

Ars Technica and my friend, Eric Berger.

Washington Post is here.

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