List of Apollo astronauts: Difference between revisions

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===From the Mercury Seven===
[[File:Mercury Seven astronauts with aircraft.jpg|thumb|(L to R) Scott Carpenter, L. Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Grissom, Schirra, Shepard, and Slayton]]
* [[Gus Grissom|Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom]] – Pilot of ''[[Mercury-Redstone 4|Liberty Bell 7]]'' and commander of [[Gemini 3|the first crewed Gemini mission]], Grissom was selected in 1966 as Command Pilot for the first crewed mission, [[Apollo 1]], a low Earth orbit test of the Block I Command/Service Module. This mission ended a month before its scheduled launch<ref name="MarAprChron">[[George E. Mueller]], Associate Administrator of the Office of Manned Spaceflight, issued a directive on April 24, 1967, that the mission would be officially recorded as Apollo 1, "first crewedmanned Apollo Saturn flight - failed on ground test."
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