American astronaut Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom never published a memoir, but this Cold Warrior who “played a pivotal and enduring role” in beating the Soviet Union to the moon lived quite a life. Find out more when The Filson Historical Society hosts a talk by George Leopold, veteran technology journalist and science writer. He will discuss the space race and NASA’s early days through the eyes of Gus Grissom.
Monday, Feb. 6The Filson Historical Society
6-7 p.m. | $10