Scott Carpenter

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Birthday
1, 1925
Birthplace
Boulder, CO
Death Date
Oct 10, 2013 (88)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
1, 1925
Birthplace
Boulder, CO
Death Date
Oct 10, 2013 (88)

About

The second American to orbit the earth, he was a part of the Mercury-Atlas 7 mission.

Before Fame

He served in the U.S. Navy and fought in the Korean War.

Trivia

He was one of the original seven astronauts selected for Project Mercury.

Family Life

He married and divorced three times; he had seven children.

Associated With

He is the second American to orbit the Earth, preceded by John Glenn.