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He Was a Pioneering Astronaut— Aquanaut, Too

NASA's Scott Carpenter dead at 88

(Newser) - Astronaut Scott Carpenter, the second American to orbit the Earth and first person to explore both the heights of space and depths of the ocean, died today after a stroke at age 88. Along with John Glenn, who flew three months before him, Carpenter was one of the last two... More »

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