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.
Astronaut Scott Carpenter is being remembered by friends, family members and dignitaries at a funeral service in Colorado on Saturday.
Students at the namesake school for Scott Carpenter honored the late astronaut with a giant poster.
Boulder has always been proud to claim Scott Carpenter as a native, and on Thursday friends, family and residents remembered the pioneer.
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.
Astronaut Scott Carpenter from Colorado is recovering from a stroke.
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.