Source: This document taken from the Report of Apollo 204 Review Board
NASA Historical Reference Collection, NASA History Office, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC.

NASA Office of the Administrator

Memorandum For the Apollo 204 Review Board

  1. The Apollo 204 Review Board is hereby established in accordance with NASA Management Instruction 8621.1, dated April 14, 1966, to investigate the Apollo 204 accident which resulted in the deaths of Lt. Col. Virgil I. Grissom, Lt. Col. Edward H. White and Lt. Cmdr. Roger B. Chaffee on Launch Complex 34, on January 27, 1967.

  2. The Board will report to the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

  3. The following are hereby appointed to the Board:

  4. George Malley, Chief Counsel, Langley Research Center, will serve as counsel to the Board.

  5. The Board will:

  6. The Board may call upon any element of NASA for support, assistance, and information.

Robert C. Seamans, Jr.
Deputy Administrator


Updated February 3, 2003
Steve Garber, NASA History Web Curator
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