LARGE PORTRAIT SIGNED BY APOLLO 1 ASTRONAUT ROGER B. CHAFFEE. DISPLAYED IN THE NASA MANNED SPACECRAFT CENTER AUDIO VISUAL OFFICE.
Lot 190
LARGE PORTRAIT SIGNED BY APOLLO 1 ASTRONAUT ROGER B. CHAFFEE.
DISPLAYED IN THE NASA MANNED SPACECRAFT CENTER AUDIO VISUAL OFFICE.
US$ 1,200 - 1,800
£730 - 1,100

Lot Details
LARGE PORTRAIT SIGNED BY APOLLO 1 ASTRONAUT ROGER B. CHAFFEE.
DISPLAYED IN THE NASA MANNED SPACECRAFT CENTER AUDIO VISUAL OFFICE.
Large color photograph, approximately 12 by 10 inches, of Roger Chaffee wearing a business suit and mounted onto 19 by 15 inch white display board. Signed by ROGER B. CHAFFEE.

INSCRIBED and SIGNED: "Best Regards to Audio-Visual, ROGER B. CHAFFEE."

Chaffee was selected by NASA as part of the third group of astronauts in 1963. In March of 1966, he was chosen for his first space flight by NASA to be pilot with the Apollo 1 crew scheduled for launch in early 1967. Tragically, he died with Virgil Grissom and Edward White during a flash fire inside the Apollo 1 spacecraft on January 27, 1967.
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