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"GUS" GRISSOM - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CHECK 10/31/1959 - HFSID 270807. Denbigh, Virginia, 1959 October 31. On July 21, 1961, Grissom became the second American astronaut in space aboard Project Mercury's Liberty Bell 7.
Grissom was chosen, with Edward H. White II and Roger B. Chaffee, for the first manned Apollo mission in 1967. On January 27, 1967, during a routine training exercise, a fire in the command module of Apollo 1 killed all three astronauts.
When this check was signed the first group of astronauts including Grissom, selected in April 1959, were in training. The first live passenger on a Mercury test vehicle, Sam the monkey, was launched on December 4, 1959.Cancellation holes, slightly affecting "V" of "Virgil". Bank stamps on verso show through faintly. See more material from these signers. See more listings in our AVIATION & SPACE (1,533). Please note that this is an authentically signed item. We do not sell autograph copies or signature reprints. Images shown may contain our company watermark. The actual document does not contain this watermark. This item has been authenticated and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity issued by our parent company, Gallery of History, Inc.
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