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Orbital A—I mean Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems has had a fantastic track record of naming their Cygnus cargo spacecraft.

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

gusgrissom: “We took one of our best field …

gusgrissom:

“We took one of our best field trips to Iceland. If you want to go to a place on earth that looks like the Moon, central Iceland should be high on your list, as it beautifully displays volcanic geology with virtually no vegetation cover.” -Dr. Elbert A. King, MSC/Apollo geologist

Astronauts Charlie Bassett, Roger Chaffee, and Bill Anders during a geological field trip to Iceland, July 1965

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