Big Ten Network premiere of Grissom documentary postponed

September 14, 2010

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A Purdue-produced documentary about astronaut alumnus Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom will not premiere Wednesday (Sept. 15) on the Big Ten Network as originally planned.

Dates for the premiere and subsequent rebroadcasts will be rescheduled and released as they become available. The documentary is an episode of "The Boilermakers," a series chronicling famous Purdue graduates.

Contact: Nick Rogers, technology writer, Information Technology at Purdue (ITaP), 765-496-8204,