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Roger B. Chaffee

In addition to participating in the overall training program, Roger Chaffee was also tasked with working on flight control communications systems, instrumentation systems, and attitude and translation control systems in the Apollo Branch of the Astronaut office.

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Roger B. Chaffee

Learn more about Astronaut Roger B. Chaffee, including when he was selected by NASA to be an astronaut, his flight experience, education, background and more. 

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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. — Astronauts, left to right, Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee, pose in front of Launch Complex 34 which is housing their Saturn 1 launch vehicle. The astronauts are scheduled for the Apollo Saturn 204 (Apollo 1) mission.