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 the crew of Apollo 1 was killed when fire engulfed their spacecraft during a ground test. The disaster stalled America's race to the moon for a year and a half. See how the Apollo 1 fire tragedy happened in our full infographic. Apollo Space Program, Nasa Space Program, Space Disasters, Constellations, Apollo Missions, Moon Missions, Space And Astronomy, Astronomy Facts, Space Race

Remembering the Apollo 1 Fire (Infographic)

On Jan. 27, 1967, the crew of Apollo 1 was killed when fire engulfed their spacecraft during a ground test.See how the tragic accident occurred and how NASA responded in order to send humans to the moon.

The Apollo 1 command module is pictured after an electrical spark ignited the environment, killing the crew. Nasa Missions, Apollo Missions, Moon Missions, Gus Grissom, Apollo 13, Apollo Nasa, Nasa Engineer, Apollo Space Program, Nasa Photos

I was recently told that Apollo 1 didn't just burn up, it exploded... interesting.