The Apollo 1 Tragady

By: Colton Tucker

How did the fire start

The large amount of flammable material in the cabin in the oxygen environment allowed the fire to start and spread quickly, killing the three men in the spacecraft.

What was the significance of the failure

The Good of the Fail

After the failure happened the NASA corp. kept improving the looks and safeness of each and every rocket.
YouTube Apollo 1 Fire 1967

Citations

"Apollo 1: The Fire That Shocked NASA | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network." Apollo 1: The Fire That Shocked NASA | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network. N.p., 27 Jan. 1967. Web. 14 Apr. 2013.


"The Apollo 1 Tragedy." Apollo 1. N.p., 27 Jan. 1967. Web. 14 Apr. 2013.


BBC News. BBC, 27 Jan. 1967. Web. 14 Apr. 2013.