Gus Grissom

Gus Grissom
1926 - 1967

Gus Grissom  American Astronaut


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Gus Grissom was previously married to Betty Moore (1945 - 1967) and Betty Moore Grissom (1945 - 1967).


American Astronaut Gus Grissom was born Virgil Ivan Grissom on 3rd April, 1926 in Mitchell, Indiana and passed away on 27th Jan 1967 Cape Kennedy, Florida aged 40. He is most remembered for Nasa. His zodiac sign is Aries.

Gus Grissom is a member of the following lists: Apollo 1, Engineers from Indiana and People from Mitchell, Indiana.


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Married2 23 years, 1 month 23 years 23 years
Total2 23 years, 1 month 23 years 23 years


First Name Gus
Last Name Grissom
Full Name at Birth Virgil Ivan Grissom
Age 40 (age at death) years
Birthday 3rd April, 1926
Birthplace Mitchell, Indiana
Died 27th January, 1967
Place of Death Cape Kennedy, Florida
Cause of Death (apollo 1 fire)
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Astronaut
Claim to Fame Nasa

Virgil Ivan "Gus" Grissom (April 3, 1926 – January 27, 1967), (Lt Col, USAF), was one of the original NASA Project Mercury astronauts, test pilot, mechanical engineer, and a United States Air Force pilot. He was the second American to fly in space, and the first member of the NASA Astronaut Corps to fly in space twice.

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Gus Grissom40 AriesAstronaut
Betty Moore90 LeoSpouse
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
ScottMale16th May, 195068 years oldBetty Moore Grissom
MarkMale30th December, 195364 years oldBetty Moore Grissom


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