Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Commander Malcolm Scott Carpenter

Malcolm Scott Carpenter (born May 1, 1925 in Boulder, Colorado) is a former test pilot, astronaut, and aquanaut. He is best known as one of the original seven astronauts selected for NASA's Project Mercury in April 1959.

Scott Carpenter was the second American to orbit the Earth and the fourth American in space, following Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, and John Glenn. Carpenter and Glenn are the last living members of the Mercury Seven.


Alex said...

The details on his suit is superb! And I am looking at the smoothness of texture of his skin and all. I am still having problem achieving uniformity in those areas. :) Perhaps I'll try to apply less pressure.

winna said...

Your work is always top notch!