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Scott Carpenter

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

Students at Scott Carpenter Middle School honor the late astronaut with a giant poster and card. (credit: Adams Co. School District 50)

Scott Carpenter Middle School Students Honor Late Astronaut

Students at the namesake school for Scott Carpenter honored the late astronaut with a giant poster.

10/11/2013

Scott Carpenter (credit: CBS)

Friends Of Colorado’s Scott Carpenter Look Back On His Life

Boulder has always been proud to claim Scott Carpenter as a native, and on Thursday friends, family and residents remembered the pioneer.

10/11/2013

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

Scott Carpenter, seen here in this 1959 photo, was born in Boulder in 1925 and later attended Boulder High School. Prior to his death in 2012 he lived in Vail. He was the second American astronaut to orbit the Earth and the fourth American to enter into space. He was one of NASA's seven Mercury program group, which also included John Glenn, Gus Grissom and Alan Shepard. A popular park for sledding and swimming in Boulder -- Scott Carpenter Park -- is named in his honor. It includes a large rocket-shaped climbing structure at its playground. (Photo By Nasa/Getty Images)

Erie Tribute To Boulder Astronaut Scott Carpenter

No one will ever take the Boulder out of astronaut and favorite son Scott Carpenter, but Erie’s Spirit of Flight Center is doing its best to pull the space hero a little to the east.

07/07/2012

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