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Scott Carpenter

Scott Carpenter

  • Status: Deceased
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 05/01/1925
  • Date of Death: 10/10/2013
  • First Flight: 05/24/1962
  • Last Flight: 05/24/1962


Scott Carpenter, a American astronaut affiliated with the government agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration, embarked on 1 space flights and engaging in 0 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Malcolm Scott Carpenter, was an American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, 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 (after John Glenn) to orbit the Earth and the fourth American in space, following Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, and Glenn.

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