FORMER ASTRONAUT IS 86 TODAY

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Malcolm Scott Carpenter is best known as one of the original seven
astronauts selected for NASA’s Project Mercury in April of 1959. He was 
the second American to orbit the Earth and the fourth in space, following 
Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, and John Glenn. Carpenter and Glenn are 
are the last living members of the Mercury Seven astronauts. 

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posted by Bob Karm in BIRTHDAY,HISTORY,SPACE,THEN AND NOW and have Comment (1)

One Response to “FORMER ASTRONAUT IS 86 TODAY”

  1. happy birthday Mr.Carpenter
    I am doing a report on you.

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