Posted on October 11, 2013 · Posted in Aviation News, Pilots & Everyone Else

To commemorate the life of Scott Carpenter, here is a NASA documentary video on the flight of Aurora 7.

An Evening With Two Mercury Astronauts

This 2011 lecture features a moderated conversation with two of NASA’s original Mercury astronauts: John Glenn and Scott Carpenter. Fifty years after the first human spaceflights, they shared stories about their selection as astronauts, the first human spaceflights, and their careers in and out of spaceflight. This lecture was presented in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater on June 23, 2011.

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