NASA Day of Re­mem­brance

BBC Earth (Asia) - - Snapshot - PHOTO & TEXT: NASA/JOEL KOWSKY

Martha Chaf­fee, widow of Roger Chaf­fee, Sh­eryl Chaf­fee, daugh­ter, and Roger

Pur­ve­nas, son of Sh­eryl Chaf­fee, left, along with act­ing NASA Ad­min­is­tra­tor Robert Light­foot, right, place wreaths at the graves of Apollo 1 crewmem­bers Vir­gil “Gus” Gris­som and Roger Chaf­fee as part of NASA’s Day of Re­mem­brance, Tues­day, 31 Jan­uary 2017, at Ar­ling­ton Na­tional Ceme­tery in Ar­ling­ton, Va. The wreaths were laid in mem­ory of those men and women who lost their lives in the quest for space ex­plo­ration.

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