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Grissom Day, Spring Mill State Park
Start Date: 7/15/2017Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 7/15/2017End Time: 11:00 PM
Event Description:
Virgil Ivan "Gus" Grissom was the second American in space and the first person to go up twice! Hailing from our town of Mitchell, we use this day to celebrate his life and accomplishments.

10 am: Flight: From Sparrows to Space - Learn how flight in nature influenced man-made flight and the space race! Meet in front of the Grissom Memorial.
12 pm: Cosmic Cuisine - What do you feed an astronaut? Meet in front of the Grissom Memorial to sample some astronaut teats!
1 pm: An Astronaut and a Brother - Tour the Memorial with Lowell Grissom, Gus' brother
7 pm: Bottle Rockets! - Make your own rocket and send it to space (or as close as you can get!) in this fun activity that will get you soaked!
8:30 pm: Grissom Trivia - Think you're a Gus buff? Want to learn more? Come to the Memorial to test your knowledge!
10 pm: Stonebelt Stargazers will be set up with their big telescopes in the pool parking lot!
Location Information:
Spring Mill State Park  (View Map)
3333 State Road 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446
Lawrence
Phone: (812) 849-3534
Contact Information:
Name: Wyatt Williams
Phone: (812)849-3534
Email: wwilliams1@dnr.in.gov
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