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Apollo 1 Ceremony
Col. Shawn Fairhurst, 45th Space Wing vice commander, addresses attendees of the 48th annual Apollo 1 Memorial Ceremony Jan. 27, 2015 at Launch Complex 34, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The ceremony honored the lives of the three crew members, Command Pilot Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Senior Pilot Edward H. White II and Pilot Roger B. Chaffee, who were killed by a flash fire during a launch pad test of their Saturn 1B rocket, Jan. 27, 1967. (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens)

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