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Book takes off

John Norberg (center) introduces Carly Grissom to NASA shuttle commander Don Williams (right) at a signing event for Norberg's recently published book "Wings of Their Dreams, Purdue in Flight," on Saturday (11/8) in Purdue's Memorial Union on the West Lafayette campus. Carly Grissom (Muncie, Ind.) is the granddaughter of NASA Gemini commander Gus Grissom and a junior at Purdue. Gus Grissom died in a fire during a training mission at the beginning of the Apollo program.

(Purdue News Service Photo/Dave Umberger)

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