Stories tagged with: Friendship 7

November 22, 2013 - 10:19am
1 year 22 weeks ago

A letter written by Mercury astronaut Virgil "Gus" Grissom brings in thousands of dollars in an on-line auction site. 

The letter from Grissom to his mother sold for $13,155 on the site run by RR Auction in Amherst, New Hampshire. 

The letter said that all the other astronauts were mad that John Glenn, a native of New Concord, was picked to be the first to orbit the Earth. In the letter Grissom  also said that the astronauts expressed their views prior to...

November 21, 2013 - 6:41am
1 year 22 weeks ago

 It seems not everyone was excited about New Concord Native John Glenn becoming the first man to orbit the earth. 

A letter written by Virgil "Gus" Grissom is up for auction on the online site RR Auction out of Amherst, New Hampshire.

In the letter written on Project Mercury letterhead the man writes his mother that he's been feeling low for the past few days and that "all of us are mad because Glenn was picked." He went on to write that the...

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