Safe Return for Gus Grissom
April 7, 2003
Astronaut Virgil I. (Gus) Grissom, pilot of the Mercury-Redstone 4 space flight, arrives aboard the recovery ship, the U.S.S. Randolph, following his 15 minute 37 seconds suborbital space mission. He is flanked by military medical officers.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Mercury-Redstone 4, Gus Grissom, Mercury program, Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom, Politics, Mercury-Redstone Launch Vehicle, Redstone, Sub-orbital spaceflight, Apollo 1, Project Mercury, Mercury-Redstone 3