Essays Tagged: "Gus Grissom"

Apollo and Challenger Disasters

nuary 27, 1967, the three astronauts of the Apollo 4, were doing a testcountdown on the launch pad. Gus Grissom was in charge. His crew were Edward H.White, the first American to walk in space, and Ro ... cket boosters. Level 1 authorities at NASA had received enough informationabout faulty O-rings by August 1985 that they should have ordered discontinuation offlights.The shuttle rocketed away from the ...

(4 pages) 145 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Mercury Program

onauts.There names, Lieutenant M. Scott Carpenter; Air Force Captains L. Gordon Cooper, Jr., Virgil"Gus" Grissom, and Donald K. "Deke" Slayton; Marine Lieutenant Colonel John H. Glenn, Jr.;and Navy Li ... miles.The second and final suborbital mission of the Mercury Project was launched on July 21,1961. Gus Grissom navigated his ship, Liberty Bell 7, through flight for just 15 seconds longerthan the pr ...

(2 pages) 72 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

History and Future of Space Exploration.

s first satellite, Explorer I, and the first two U.S. manned suborbital flights of Alan Shepard and Gus Grissom, was first launched from the Cape on August 20, 1953. On October 4, 1957, the USSR blind ... agedy, when fire swept through a Block One Apollo spacecraft on January 27, 1967 killing Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom, Edward White, and Roger Chaffee during a "plugs out" test on the pad. The subsequent r ...

(10 pages) 134 1 3.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

This essay is about space exploration. specifically satillites,some of the Apollo missions and some of the mars missions.

or what was to be the first manned Apollo mission, fire claimed the lives of three U.S. astronauts; Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Rodger Chaffee. After the disaster the mission officially designated Apol ...

(2 pages) 46 0 2.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Gus Grssiom

pit!""¦ We're burning up!" That was the last words out of this man. His name was Gus Grissom; he was an astronaut who lost his life doing what he loved. It's believed that the Apoll ... e Apollo Program may have never made it to the moon without the loss of their lives. Virgil "GusGrissom was born April 3, 1926 in Mitchell, Indiana. He was son of Dennis and Cecile Gris ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers