‘Gotham’s Cory Michael Smith Joins ‘First Man’s Space Crew
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EXCLUSIVE: Cory Michael Smith is set to play astronaut Roger Chaffee in Damien Chazelle's upcoming Universal astronaut pic First Man. 

Chaffee was one of the astronauts in the Apollo program serving as capsule communicator for the Gemini 3 & Gemini 4 missions. In 1967, he died in a fire along with fellow astronauts Virgil (Gus) Grissom and Edward H. White II during a pre-launch test for the Apollo 1 mission at what was then the Cape Kennedy Air Force Station Launch…

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