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Roger B. Chaffee (1935–1967)

Roger B. Chaffee was born on February 15, 1935 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA as Roger Bruce Chaffee. He was married to Martha Horn. He died on January 27, 1967 in Cape Kennedy, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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 2009 Apollo Zero (Documentary) (dedicatee - as Roger Chaffee)
 1989 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)
 1989 For All Mankind (Documentary) (dedicatee: Apollo 1, January 27, 1967)
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 2015 The NASA Moon and Mars Landing Hoaxes (Video documentary short)
Himself - Apollo 1 (uncredited)
 2014 The Sixties (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - US Astronaut (as Roger Chaffee)
- The Space Race (2014) ... Himself - US Astronaut (as Roger Chaffee)
 2014 The Saturn V Story (Documentary)
 2011 Mysteries at the Museum (TV Series documentary)
 2009 The Apollo Years (Video)
 2008-2009 When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself / Himself - Apollo astronaut
- 40th Anniversary Special (2009) ... Himself
- Landing the Eagle (2008) ... Himself
- Friends and Rivals (2008) ... Himself - Apollo astronaut
 2009 Apollo Zero (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 2009 40 Years on the Moon (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 Moon Machines (TV Series documentary)
- The Command Module (2008) ... Himself
 2007 Secrets of the Moon Landings (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 The Wonder of It All (Documentary)
 2005 MythBusters (TV Series documentary)
- Escape Slide Parachute (2005) ... Himself
 2005 Conquering Space: The Moon and Beyond (Video documentary)
Himself - NASA Astronaut
 2003 Failure Is Not an Option (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 Turning Point (TV Series documentary)
- Race to the Moon: The Tragedy of Apollo One (1996) ... Himself (as Roger Chaffee)
 1994 Moon Shot (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Astronaut (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

Lt. Commander Roger B. Chaffee | Roger Chaffee

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Personal Quote:

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] See more »


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 ... See more »

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