- Virgil Ivan Grissom... Indiana Astronaut. // Monkeyshines on America;Jun2000 Indiana Issue, p26
This article focuses on Virgil Ivan Grissom, an astronaut from Indiana. Grissom was born in 1926 in Mitchell, Indiana. He was the astronaut that flew on the second American spaceflight in 1961. Grissom also flew in the two-man Gemini vehicle which was the world's first maneuverable manned...
- Mercury capsule discovered. Karppi, Wendy // Naval Aviation News;Jul/Aug99, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p7
Reports on the discovery of the Mercury space capsule flown by astronaut Gus Grissom offshore Cape Canaveral, Florida, on May 1, 1999 by the United States Navy's Liberty Bell 7. Sinking of the space capsule upon splashdown on July 21, 1961.
- Grissom's capsule captured, but mystery of loss remains. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/26/1999, Vol. 151 Issue 4, p36
Reports on the recovery of the Liberty Bell 7 capsule in which Virgil I. Grissom flew in the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Mercury 4 suborbital mission, at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. Financing of the expedition by the Discovery Channel; Failure to...
- FDC Collector: In Tribute to Columbia. Baur, Brian C. // U.S. Stamp News;May2003, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p26
Commemorates the space shuttle Columbia accident in the U.S. in November 1981. Information on astronaut Gus Grissom who was killed in a launch pad accident in January 1967; Description of the first flight of Columbia; Details of the Columbia accident.
- Saga of the Liberty Bell. // Time;7/28/1961, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p36
The article reports on the mishap of Astronaut Virgil Grissom as the man who went into space and into the Mercury capsule Liberty 7 in the U.S. Grissom was an aviation cadet in the Air Force before World War II and flew combat missions in the Korean war and later became a U.S. pilot instructor....
- New Look at the Cape. // Time;
The article reports on the countdown of Cape Kennedy's spacemen toward Gemini-Titan 3 which will take U.S. astronauts Gus Grissom and John Young to the moon in Florida. It notes that American missilemen did not hide their discouragement about their future plans. It points out that a landscape...
- LAWRENCE COUNTY LIBRARIES. Voris, Joe // Indiana Libraries;2003, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p7
Describes the tribute given to Lawrence County-born astronauts by public libraries in Indiana. Virgil Grissom; Charlie Walker; Kenneth Bowersox.
- SPACE TRIVIA. Kirk, Kelsie; Kirk, Douglas // Bulverde Standard (Canyon Lake, TX);8/23/2006, Vol. 22 Issue 34, p11
The article presents questions and answers related to aerospace. One person asks when will there a manned mission to the Sun. Another person asks why did rocket scientists quit taping pin-ups to the sides of rocket boosters. One person also questions the reason why astronaut Gus Grissom almost...
- FUN FIRSTS in Space. Kuhn, Betsy // Boys' Life;Feb2006, Vol. 96 Issue 2, p10
The article reports on the fun, less famous, firsts perpetrated by U.S. astronauts. First sandwich in space: In 1965, astronaut John Young smuggled a package aboard Gemini 3. Later, as fellow astronaut Gus Grissom fumbled with a freeze-dried meal, Young surprised him by unwrapping a corned beef...