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      Tragedy at Pad 34: Gus Grissom and the Apollo 1 Fire in Monticello


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      June 6, 2019

      Thursday   6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

      West Broadway Street
      Monticello, Indiana 47960

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      Tragedy at Pad 34: Gus Grissom and the Apollo 1 Fire

      Indiana historian and author Ray E. Boomhower will give a talk titled “Tragedy at Pad 34: Gus Grissom and the Apollo 1 Fire.” Boomhower, the author of the biography Gus Grissom: The Lost Astronaut, will explore the story behind the fire as well as examine the Hoosier astronaut’s life, from growing up in Mitchell, Indiana, to his selection as one of the original seven Mercury astronauts and trips into space aboard the Liberty Bell 7 and Gemini 3 spacecraft.

      Categories: Education | Neighborhood

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