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Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom

An auctioneer holds his gavel. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Astronaut Grissom Letter Fails To Sell At Auction

A letter written by Mercury 7 astronaut Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom that exposes resentment over the pick of John Glenn as the first American to orbit the Earth has failed to sell at auction.

11/22/2013