‘Calculated Risk: 
The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom’

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. 6

The Filson Historical Society
6-7 p.m. | $10
1310 S. Third St.