I s Gus Grissom’s widow herself about to “abandon in place” the memorial vigil she has maintained over the last 48 years since the fiery death suffered by her husband, Astronaut Commander Virgil “Gus” Grissom and fellow astronauts Roger Chaffee and Ed White back in 1967 at Pad 34 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS)? Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed ), memorial page for Betty Lavonne Moore Grissom (8 Aug 1927–7 Oct 2018), Find a Grave Memorial no. Find A Grave Memorial 422. 422, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave . Find A Grave, database and images ( https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 14 January 2020 ), memorial page for Gus Grissom (3 Apr 1926–27 Jan 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. Gravesite Photo courtesy of Ron Williams. Virgil Ivan Grissom (3 aprilie 1926 – 27 ianuarie 1967) (Lt Col, USAF), cunoscut sub numele de Gus Grissom, a fost unul dintre primii astronauți ai Programului Mercury al NASA, pilot de încercare, inginer mecanic și pilot al United States Air Force.El a fost al doilea american care a zburat în spațiu și primul membru al NASA Astronaut Corps care a zburat în spațiu de două ori.

In 1958, Grissom received an official teletype message instructing him to report to an address in Washington, D.C. wearing civilian clothes. The message was classified “Top Secret” and Grissom was not to discuss its contents with anyone.

A final salute at the funeral of Astronaut "Gus" Grissom, by his comrades, from left to right, Colonel John Glenn, US Marine Corps, Captain Alan Shepherd, US Navy, Colonel Gordon Cooper, US Air Force, Commander Scott …

193940700, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Paulene Coen (contributor 47847909) . Gus Grissom was a Master Mason, a member of Mitchell Lodge # 228 of Mitchell, Indiana.