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Gus Grissom (1926–1967)

Gus Grissom was born on April 3, 1926 in Mitchell, Indiana, USA as Virgil Ivan Grissom. He was married to Betty Moore. He died on January 27, 1967 in Cape Kennedy, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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Alternate Names:

Lt. Colonel Virgil Grissom | Virgil I. Grissom | Virgil Grissom

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

If we die, we want people to accept it. We're in a risky business, and we hope that if anything happens to us it will not delay the program. The conquest of space is worth the risk of life.

Trivia:

Partner in the GCR Corporation racing team that competed in the USAC Series in 1966 and 1967. The "G" represented Grissom, the "C" represented Gordon Cooper and the "R" represented Jim Rathmann. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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