Roger Chaffee was an American astronaut who was born on February 15,
1935, in Michigan.
Before he became an astronaut, Chaffee was a Naval pilot. He has flown
over 2300 hours on several different aircraft.
Chaffee became an astronaut in 1963. He was one of the three astronauts
killed in a flash fire aboard the Apollo 1 spacecraft during training.
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