Category: Ed white

gusgrissom: Ed White in an Apollo navigation s…

gusgrissom:

Ed White in an Apollo navigation simulator at the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory. Can’t find a specific date, but most likely some time after March 1966 when he was announced as the senior pilot of Apollo 1.

Here’s some of my favorite pictures of my favo…

Here’s some of my favorite pictures of my favorite astronauts in no particular order since today marks six years since I’ve wanted to become one of them and yeah I just love them a lot so enjoy

asonlynasacan: Expert tips: use your iPhone t…

asonlynasacan:

Expert tips: use your iPhone to take Ed White screenshots. From When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions…this is the best.

Always a good day to honor the memory of these…

Always a good day to honor the memory of these guys.

Gus Grissom

Gus Grissom

Ed White

Roger Chaffee

Rest in Peace….. 

(18 Oct. 1966) — The Apollo 1 prime crew…

(18 Oct. 1966) — The Apollo 1 prime crewmembers for the first manned Apollo Mission (204) prepare to enter their spacecraft inside the altitude chamber at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC). Entering the hatch is astronaut Virgil I. Grissom, commander; behind him is astronaut Roger B. Chaffee, lunar module pilot; standing at the left with chamber technicians is astronaut Edward H. White II, command module pilot.

Close-up view of the interior of Apollo Spacec…

Close-up view of the interior of Apollo Spacecraft 012 Command Module at Pad 34 showing the effects of the intense heat of the flash fire which killed the prime crew of the Apollo 1 mission.

(August 1966) — The three crew members f…

(August 1966) — The three crew members for the Apollo-Saturn 204 (AS-204) mission check out the couch installation on the Apollo Command Module (CM) at North American’s Downey facility. Left to right in their pressurized space suits are astronauts Virgil I. Grissom, Roger B. Chaffee and Edward H. White II. Editor’s Note: The three astronauts died in a fire on the launch pad, Jan. 27, 1967.

The prime crew of the National Aeronautics and…

The prime crew of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) first manned Apollo Space Flight, named on March 21, 1966, are pictured during training in Florida. Left to right are astronauts Virgil I. Grissom, Edward H. White II, and Roger B. Chaffee.

Timeline of the Apollo 1 Fire that unfortunate…

Timeline of the Apollo 1 Fire that unfortunately took place 51 years ago today