Category: 1960s

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Corned Beef on Rye

If you are ever passing through Mitchell, Indiana, try and take a few minutes out to visit the Virgil I. Grissom Memorial Museum. Here, near the Gemini capsule, close to the spacesuit, helmet and...

5th May 1961 – Alan Shepard has an Inconvenient Call of Nature 0

5th May 1961 – Alan Shepard has an Inconvenient Call of Nature

A few minutes before 9am on the morning of Friday 5th May 1961 Alan Shepard was lying on a couch. He wasn’t as relaxed as most people are in that situation and there were...