A look back at the tragedy of the Apollo 1 pad fire, which killed astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee, and almost derailed the entire U.S. manned space program.

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Himself - Host
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Frank Borman ...
Himself
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Himself (as Gene Cernan)
Martha Chaffee ...
Herself - Roger Chaffee's Widow
Roger B. Chaffee ...
Himself (archive footage) (as Roger Chaffee)
Gus Grissom ...
Himself (archive footage)
Sheryl Chaffee Marshall ...
Herself
Jesse Owens ...
Himself - Apollo Systems Engineer
Rocco Petrone ...
Himself - Apollo Launch Director
Wally Schirra ...
Himself
Robert Seamans ...
Himself
Alan Shepard ...
Himself
John Tribe ...
Himself -Apollo Systems Engineer
Guenter Wendt ...
Himself - Apollo Pad Leader
Edward H. White II ...
Himself (archive footage) (as Ed White)
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A look back at the tragedy of the Apollo 1 pad fire, which killed astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee, and almost derailed the entire U.S. manned space program.

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space | fire | astronaut | apollo 1 | x 15 | See All (20) »

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21 November 1996 (USA)  »

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