Scott Carpenter

Astronaut

1925 – 2013

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Who was Scott Carpenter?

Malcolm Scott Carpenter was an American test pilot, astronaut, and aquanaut. He was 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.

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Born
May 1, 1925
Boulder
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Colorado Boulder
    Aeronautical Engineering
    (1945 - 1949)
  • Boulder High School
Employment
  • Chief Executive Officer, Sear Sciences
    (1969 - )
Lived in
  • Boulder
Died
Oct 10, 2013
Denver

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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