Astronaut Virgil ?Gus? Grissom receives the NASA Distin?
Astronaut Virgil ?Gus? Grissom receives the NASA Distinguished Service Medal from James E. Webb, NASA Administrator, right, during a news conference at Cape Canaveral, the day after his sub-orbital flight, which had reached an altitude of 118 miles, 22 July 1961. Looking on are Grissom?s wife, Betty, and their two sons Scott and Mark. Date: 1961
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