Historic Markers Across Florida



Launch Complex 34



Marker ID:  
Location: mounted on the Apollo I Launch Pedestal remains at Launch Complex 34, Kennedy Space Center, FL
County: Brevard
Coordinates: N 28° 31.307    W 080° 33.664
  28.52178333    -80.56106666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Launch Complex 34
Friday, 27 January 1967

— 1831 Hours —

Dedicated to the living memory of the crew of the Apollo 1:


U.S.A.F Lt. Colonel Virgin I. Grissom
U.S.A.F. Lt. Colonel Edward H. White, II
U.S.N. Lt. Commander Roger B. Chaffee



They gave their lives in service to their county in the ongoing exploration of humankind’s final frontier. Remember them not for how they died but for those ideals for which they lived.