Scott Carpenter

Malcolm Scott Carpenter (born May 1, 1925) is an American engineer, former test pilot, astronaut and aquanaut. He is best known as one of the original seven astronauts selected for NASA’s Project Mercury in April 1959.Carpenter was the second American to orbit the Earth and the fourth American in space, following Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom and John Glenn. Carpenter and Glenn are the last living members of the Mercury Seven.

via Scott Carpenter – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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