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Virgil Ivan Grissom
"Gus"

V Grissom

Born: 3 April 1926, Mitchell, Indiana, United States

Nationality: American

Died: 27 January 1967 (Apollo 1 fire)

Group: NASA Group 1 (2 April 1959)

Status: Deceased

 

FAI Flights:
1Liberty Bell 721 July 196115 minutes, 37 seconds
2Gemini 323 March 19654 hours, 52 minutes, 31 seconds

Apollo 1 was scheduled for launch on 21 February 1967. Grissom died in a fire during a flight rehearsal.

 


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