Martian Terrain Named for Lost Apollo Astronauts - Universe Today
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.