Anniversaries of space disasters

January 27th marked the 47 year anniversary of the Apollo 1 fire that killed astronauts  Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee. Today, January 28th, is the 28 year anniversary of the deaths of seven people in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. On Saturday February 1st, it will be 9 years since seven more space travelers died in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster. Here is a sampling of articles and commentary about these events:

For more resources, see HobbySpace – Space History – Part 3 – Space Disasters.