Rare photos of the Apollo 1 astronauts Grissom, Chaffee & White prior to the deadly NASA test mission that cost them their lives.

Apollo 1, initially designated AS-204, was the first manned mission of the United States Apollo program, which had as its ultimate goal a manned lunar landing.

Astronauts that lost their lives were:
Gus Grissom, born in Mitchell, IN
Roger Chaffee, born in Grand Rapids, MI
Ed White, born in San Antonio, TX

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