Virgil "Gus" Grissom born in Mitchell, IN.
Met Betty Moore who he later married.
Graduated from Mitchell High School.
Married Betty Moore and joined Air Force.
Began taking classes at Purdue.
Graduated from Purdue and Rejoined Air Force.
First son, Scott, was born. Gus went to fight in Korea.
Second son, Mark, was born.
Received pilot credentials and "Top Secret" letter from U.S. Government.
Selected to go to space in Liberty Bell 7.
Liberty Bell blasted off. Gus named as Commander of Apollo 1.
Grissom and crew killed on Apollo 1 in pre-flight fire.