The Galactic Gathering...Celebrating Indiana's Space Heritage!
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The Galactic Gathering...Celebrating Indiana's Space Heritage!

The Galactic Gathering...Celebrating Indiana's Space Heritage!

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Various Locations around Mitchell, IN

Mitchell, IN

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Don't miss the chance to be a part of the largest gathering of Indiana born astronauts in the history of the state of Indiana.  The day will be a chance of a life time for all space enthusiasts, with special appearances from Joe Allen, Mark Brown, Tony England, Kevin Ford*, Jerry Ross, Charlie Walker, David Wolf*. Various events will be offered, for a cost, throughout the historic city of Mitchell to support the Grissom Boyhood Home. There will also be various activities you can participate in at Spring Mill State Park for free, as this event will be held in conjunction with Gus Grissom Days' hosted by Spring Mill State Park. The proceeds for this event go to the Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom Boyhood Home, which is dedicated to restore and preserve the history of the home Grissom was raised in. 

*Denotes those planning to attend if schedule permits.

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7:30 am - "Liftoff Breakfast" held in the Spring Mill Inn Lakeview Room
*Tickets are required and available to purchase beginning July 16,2016

11 am - 1 pm - VIP Tours Through the Grissom Boyhood Home on Grissom Ave.
*Tickets are required and available to purchase beginning July 16, 2016

2 pm - 4 pm - Free Tours Through the Grissom Boyhood Home on Grissom Ave.
*Tickets are not required. Tours will be open house style and will not include the amenities offered in the VIP tour.

2 pm - 4 pm - Photo Opportunity with all Indiana Born Astronauts at Mitchell First Baptist Church
*Tickets are required and available to purchase beginning July 16, 2016

4:30 pm - Afternoon Parade Down Main Street to Pay Homage to Our Guests of Honor

6:30 pm - "Indiana's Space Symposium" held at the Mitchell Opera House in Downtown Mitchell
 *Tickets are required and available to purchase beginning July 16,2016   

If you are planning to purchase tickets and need lodging while in town, rooms are set aside in the Spring Mill Inn. Call 812-849-3534 and ask for the room rate for the Grissom Boyhood Home.

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