Astronaut Scott Carpenter


“The Loner Who Found Himself New Hero For Orbit”

Who drew that X on his head?

IMG_5646From his Guardian obituary:

He described the combination of weightlessness and the view of “Mother Earth” as an “addictive combination of the senses.

“Conquering of fear is one of life’s greatest pleasures and it can be done a lot of different places,” Carpenter said.


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