Chaffee, Roger B., 1935-1967

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Roger Chaffee was one of the three Apollo I astronauts killed in a fire on the launch pad, January 27, 1967.

The other astronauts were Lt. Cols.Virgil (Gus) Grissom and Edward H. White II.

From the description of Papers, records, photographs and artifacts 1935-1967. (Grand Rapids Public Library). WorldCat record id: 15212313

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Freedom Shrine Ceremony (honoring Roger Chaffee), Grand Rapids, MI, May 18, 1967 Gerald R. Ford Library
referencedIn Materials Relating to "The President: January, 1967" Project , 1/1/1967 - 1/31/1967 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Gus Grissom collection [graphic], 1960-1967. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Universal Newsreel Volume 40, Release 11 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Color Photograph File Albums, 1963 - 1995 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn 50th Anniversary of Troop 215, Trinity Methodist Church, Grand Rapids, MI, February 10, 1968 Gerald R. Ford Library
referencedIn News of the Day (Jan. 20)
referencedIn ASTRONAUT JUNGLE SURVIVAL TRAINING
referencedIn Memorandum from Jim Jones to President Johnson about the Fire on Apollo 1 Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn White House Central Files (Johnson Administration). 11/22/1963 - 1/20/1969. White House Subject Files on the President
referencedIn Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 1903 - 2006. Sound Recordings Relating to the Apollo 204 Accident
referencedIn Findings, Recommendations, and Other Records for the Final Report on the Apollo 204 Accident, 1967 - 1967 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Hovde, Frederick L., 1908-. Frederick L. Hovde papers, 1908-1983, bulk 1946-1971. Purdue University Library
referencedIn News of the Day (Feb. 3)
referencedIn White House Subject Files on Outer Space
referencedIn ASTRONAUTS RECEIVE SURVIVAL TRAINING
referencedIn Universal Newsreel Volume 40, Release 10 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Press Release from Congressman Gerald Ford Regarding the Apollo 11 Space Flight Gerald R. Ford Library
creatorOf Chaffee, Roger Bruce, 1935-1967. Papers, records, photographs and artifacts 1935-1967. Grand Rapids Public Library
referencedIn News of the Day (Jan. 30)
referencedIn FUNERAL SERVICES FOR ASTRONAUTS GRISSOM AND CHAFFEE, ARLINGTON CEMETERY, VIRGINIA, AND ANDREWS AFB, MARYLAND
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memberOf Apollo No. 1 (Ship) corporateBody
memberOf Gemini 3 (Spacecraft) corporateBody
associatedWith Grissom, Virgil I. person
associatedWith Hovde, Frederick L., 1908- person
alumnusOrAlumnaOf Perdue University. corporateBody
associatedWith Project Apollo (U.S.) corporateBody
employeeOf United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. corporateBody
memberOf United States. Navy corporateBody
associatedWith White, Edward H. II. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Grand Rapids MI US
Subject
Astronauts
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Aeronautical engineer
Astronauts
Naval officers
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Birth 1935-02-15

Death 1967-01-27

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