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Gus Grissom Liberty Bell 7 flight

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Posted: Mar 27, 2014, 0:00 UTC

On 21 July 1961 Gus Grissom became America's second man in space and the third human ever to fly in space. Grissom, one of the seven Mercury Astronauts, launched in the Liberty Bell 7 space capsule aboard a Redstone rocket. 15 minutes and 37 seconds after lift off, Liberty Bell 7 splashed down near its intended landing site in the Atlantic Ocean.

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