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An image from the funeral (credit: CBS)

Space Pioneer Scott Carpenter Recalled As Curious, Adventuresome

Astronaut Scott Carpenter had an adventuresome spirit and was driven to know everything he could about the universe, fellow space pioneer John Glenn said Saturday at Carpenter’s funeral.

11/02/2013

Colorado native Scott Carpenter, seen here in this 1959 photo, was born in Boulder in 1925.  He was the second American astronaut to orbit the Earth and the fourth American to enter into space. (credit: NASA/Getty Images)

Funeral Set For Astronaut Scott Carpenter

Astronaut Scott Carpenter is being remembered by friends, family members and dignitaries at a funeral service in Colorado on Saturday.

11/02/2013

Colorado native Scott Carpenter, seen here in this 1959 photo, was born in Boulder in 1925.  He was the second American astronaut to orbit the Earth and the fourth American to enter into space. (credit: NASA/Getty Images)

Colorado Native Scott Carpenter, 2nd U.S. Astronaut In Orbit, Dies

Scott Carpenter, the second American to orbit the Earth, was guided by two instincts: overcoming fear and quenching his insatiable curiosity. He pioneered his way into the heights of space and the depths of the ocean floor.

10/10/2013

American astronaut Lt Col John Glenn checks over notes with back-up pilot Scott Carpenter after a simulated flight, prior to the Mercury-Atlas 6 mission at Cape Canaveral, the object of which is to put the first American spaceman into orbit around the Earth.  Original Publication: People Disc - HC0271   (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Colorado Astronaut Scott Carpenter Suffers Stroke

Astronaut Scott Carpenter from Colorado is recovering from a stroke.

09/29/2013

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