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NASA Just Launched A Stunning Tribute To The Apollo 1 Disaster

NASA Just Launched A Stunning Tribute To The Apollo 1 Disaster

On 27 January 1967, three NASA astronauts — Roger Chaffee, Virgil “Gus” Grissom and Ed White — perished in a fire that erupted in the Apollo 1 command module during a preflight test. Though it was set to be the first crewed Apollo mission, the craft never made it off…

The History Of NASA’s Iconic Countdown Clock (And A Look At The New One)

The History Of NASA’s Iconic Countdown Clock (And A Look At The New One)

A few days ago every space enthusiast got sentimental when, after 45 years of operation, the iconic countdown clock at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center’s Press Site was disassembled for removal. Perhaps more than any other piece of equipment near the launch site, the countdown clock was a piece of history.

The Most Amazing Tour Of Kennedy Space Center Is On Your Computer

The Most Amazing Tour Of Kennedy Space Center Is On Your Computer

In honour of the Kennedy Space Center’s 50th anniversary, the Google Maps team has just added something very cool: an all-access pass to the KSC. You can now take a Street View walk through rooms you’d never have access to without some serious security clearance.