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Virgil I. Gus Grissom Memorial Museum in Mitchell, Indiana

Astronaut Virgil "Gus" Grissom, the second American to fly into space, shown strapped in a centrifuge during a simulated space flight, 1959. Lieutenant Col. Grissom was killed, along with fellow astronauts Roger Chaffee and Ed White, in a launch pad fire while training for the Apollo 1 mission in January 1967.

The Colgate Clock - World's Second Largest Clock - Jeffersonville, Indiana (on the Ohio River Overlooking Louisville, Kentucky)

NASA selected Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper in 1959 as one of the 7 astronauts for their Mercury Project. In 1 1/2 days, the Faith 7 spacecraft orbited the Earth 22 times. (photo: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Collection)

The Slippery Noodle Inn is a large blues bar and restaurant with two performance stages in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. It also has the distinction of being the oldest continuously operating bar in the state of Indiana, having opened in 1850 as the Tremont House.The Inn served as a stop on the Underground Railroad during the American Civil War.

Spring Mill State Park, Mitchell, Indiana

Riverboat; Madison, Indiana, Ohio River.

Hemlock Cliffs Falls, Indiana Hoosier National Forest- Rob and I hiked with dad there the spring before he got sick...

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Mercury "Freedom 7" capsule in which Alan Shepard became the first American in space on May 5, 1961.