In memory of brave explorers

Astronaut Edward H. White II along with Astronauts Virgil I. Grissom and Roger B. Chaffee, the primary crew of the first manned Apollo space flight, went through the water training exercise about five miles in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Galveston, Texas on Oct. 27, 1966. Astronaut White leans out the hatch of the Apollo spacecraft as he inflates a rubber raft during emergency procedure training. (AP Photo/Ed Kolenovsky)

February 01, 2013 8:34 pm  •