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ON THIS DAY - 1967: Three Astronauts Die in Apollo 1 Tragedy


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Chrissy
- 4192 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Three American astronauts have died after fire swept through the Apollo spacecraft designed for a manned flight to the Moon during rehearsals at Cape Kennedy. It is thought an electrical spark started in the area holding oxygen supplies and other support



   

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Ali Hirst (286)
Sunday January 27, 2008, 12:59 am
Yes it is was late January the Columbia lost its crew also. Was my daughters first day at high school, so I always remember the Columbia ones who lost their lives.
 

judy W (111)
Sunday January 27, 2008, 10:15 am
OMG - was it that long ago????? What a sad, sad day.
 

. (0)
Sunday January 27, 2008, 12:12 pm
Noted with a moment of repectful silence.
 

. (0)
Sunday January 27, 2008, 6:46 pm
I remember when this happen, Its hard to believe its been that long, my how time does fly. such tradegy. thank you Chrissy N noted.
 
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