Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom, Revised and Expanded

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Unlike other American astronauts, Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom never had the chance to publish his memoirs. Killed along with his crew in a launch pad fire on January 27, 1967, Grissom also lost his chance to walk on the moon and return to describe his journey. Others went in his place. The stories of the moon walkers are familiar. Less appreciated are Grissom's contributions. The international prestige of winning the Moon Race cannot be understated, and Grissom played a pivotal and enduring role in securing that legacy for ...

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Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom, Revised and Expanded
2018, Purdue University Press, West Lafayette, IN

ISBN-13: 9781557538291

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