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Gus Grissom

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"If we die, we want people to accept it. We're in a risky business, and we hope that if anything happens to us it will not delay the program. The conquest of space is worth the risk of life."

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members of the original seven and the second group of nine eat iguana steak during tropic survival training in the Panama Canal Zone. Nasa Astronauts, Astronauts In Space, Gus Grissom, Project Mercury, Nasa History, Panama Canal, Space Photos, Wilderness Survival, Training Programs

members of the original seven and the second group of nine eat iguana steak during tropic survival training in the Panama Canal Zone.

Project Mercury astronaut Virgil I. Grissom on the human centrifuge at the Aviation Medical Acceleration Laboratory in Johnsville, Pennsylvania. Gus Grissom, Project Mercury, Nasa History, Space Cowboys, Astronauts In Space, The Final Frontier, Space Race, Space Program, Space Crafts

Project Mercury astronaut Virgil I. Grissom on the human centrifuge at the Aviation Medical Acceleration Laboratory in Johnsville, Pennsylvania.

Air Cadet Gus Grissom at the controls of his trainer, a demanding aircraft. (Courtesy of Alfred Joe Dreyer) Space Astronauts, Nasa Astronauts, Mercury Seven, Gus Grissom, Project Mercury, Nasa History, Space Cowboys, Risky Business, Vintage Space

Air Cadet Gus Grissom at the controls of his T-6 trainer, a demanding aircraft. (Courtesy of Alfred Joe Dreyer)

24 May 1962 Gus Grissom, Capsule Communicator, is seen at his console as he talks to Scott Carpenter during the mission. NASA No. Space Astronauts, Gus Grissom, Project Mercury, Mission Control, Nasa Missions, Nasa History, Space Cowboys, Risky Business, Major Tom

24 May 1962 Gus Grissom, MA-7 Capsule Communicator, is seen at his console as he talks to Scott Carpenter during the mission. NASA No. 62-MA7-104