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The Apollo 1 Fire

COURSE PROVIDER: Robert Steelhammer, P.E.
The Apollo 1 Fire
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course explains the famous Apollo 1 mission details, goals, accident as well as the NASA timeline of the major events that occurred on Apollo 1.


The Apollo Project was a huge engineering challenge. The Apollo 1 accident on January 27, 1967, killed three astronauts. This fatal accident led to changes that got the Apollo Program back on track. The main goal of the Apollo Project was to take a man to the moon and bring him back to Earth safely. The project also aimed at achieving preeminence for the United States in space exploration and more specifically Moon exploration.


This 1 PDH online course is applicable to engineers and professionals who are interested in learning more about engineering disasters and space exploration.
Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the goals of the mission Apollo 1 and the Apollo Project
  • Familiarizing with the crew members of Apollo 1
  • Knowing about the launch site ‘Launch Complex 34’ and the launch vehicle
  • Learning about the different components of the Apollo 1
  • Understanding the plugs-out test
  • Learning about the accident and fire investigation
  • Identifying the NASA timeline of the fire
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, “The Apollo 1 Fire”, by Robert Steelhammer P.E.
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Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 1 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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