Title -  Astronaut Virgil "Gus" Grissom

 

Description -  Virgil Ivan Grissom, or more widely known as Gus Grissom. He was one of the original NASA Project Mercury astronauts and a United States Air Force pilot.  He was the second American to fly in space.  Grissom was killed along with fellow astronauts Ed White and Roger Chaffee during a training exercise and pre-launch test for the Apollo 1 mission at the Kennedy Space Center.  He was a recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross and, posthumously, the Congressional Space Medal of Honor.

 

Description Source -  NASA

 

Year -  Unknown

Space Astronaut Virgil "Gus" Grissom

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