(Documentary) (dedicatee - as Roger Chaffee)
Beyond the Stars
(this film is dedicated to: the crew of Apollo I, who lost their lives on January 27, 1967 - as Lt. Commander Roger B. Chaffee)
2 Portrayals |
Lt. Commander Roger B. Chaffee | Roger Chaffee
Did You Know?
Problems ... look mighty small from 150 miles up. [In his last public interview before he died with astronauts Gus Grissom
and Edward H. White II
in a fire aboard Apollo 1 during a simulated launch, 23 Apr 1967]
His name has been memorialized many times in many places: a crater named Chaffee on the far side of the Moon; Chaffee Hill on Mars; the star Gamma Velorum was nicknamed "Regor" ("Roger" spelled backwards) in his honor; Island Chaffee, an artificial island in San Pedro Bay off Southern California; the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium in Grand Rapids, Michigan; the Roger B. Chaffee Memorial Boulevard ...