Did Static Electricity –Not Gus Grissom – Blow the Hatch on Liberty Bell 7?

Did astronaut Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom deliberately (or accidentally) blow the hatch on his Project Mercury spacecraft, Liberty Bell 7, or did some other technical or procedural deficiency contribute to the failure at the end of the otherwise flawless mission? After 60 years, new research and compelling evidence will be presented to provide what is the most plausible scenario for what exactly happened on July 21, 1961.


Thursday, June 9, 2022


7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.


Zoom (link shared day of the event)