View Full Version : Martian Terrain Named for Lost Apollo Astronauts

2005-Sep-26, 11:48 AM
SUMMARY: NASA has memorialized the three members of Apollo 1 by naming terrain near the Spirit rover's landing site. Astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee died in a fire when their capsule was being tested exactly 37 years ago. Grissom Hill is located 7.5 km to the southwest of Spirit's landing location; White Hill is 11.2 km to the northwest; and Chaffee hill is 14.3 km south-southwest.

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