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Item 6281 - Apollo 1 Tragedy Newspaper Catalog 526 (Apr 2018)

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Rare issue of Today: Florida's Space Age Newspaper from January 28, 1967, section A, measures 15.25 x 23 unfolded, pages 1-8, with the front page headline reading: "Three Astronauts Die In Apollo Cape Fire." The section features several images of the crew members, their fellow astronauts, and the Apollo simulator capsule, with various headlines reading: "An Eyewitness Story:'…Everybody Was Running,'" "White, Chaffee And Grissom Trapped in Ship," "A Dazed Technician: 'Never Expected It on Ground,'" "NASA Aide 'Saw' Fire On TV Set," and "LBJ Says Tragedy Won't Halt Program." In very good to fine condition, with a few light stains and expected age toning.

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