Stories tagged with: Virgil

November 21, 2013 - 6:41am
33 weeks 2 days 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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