Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Teenager Fights to Reclaim Gus Grissom's Spacesuit from Smithsonian

Grissom in SpacesuitFifteen-year-old Amanda Meyer takes on the big dogs of the Smithsonian Institute and the U.S. Government in her fight to reclaim the spacesuit of her hero, Astronaut Gus Grissom who died in a flash fire accident aboard a Gemini space capsule in 1967. Amanda uses her web site named "Victory For The Suit" to build an online petition and to solicit for corporate sponsors to aide her in her battle. She has petitioned every member of the United States Senate and wants to have the suit permanently stored in a memorial museum that is easily accessible by the Grissom's family.
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