Scott Carpenter
#5152 Overall Influence

Scott Carpenter

American test pilot, astronaut and aquanaut

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Malcolm Scott Carpenter was an American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, astronaut, and aquanaut. He was one of the Mercury Seven astronauts selected for NASA's Project Mercury in April 1959. Carpenter was the second American to orbit the Earth and the fourth American in space, after Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, and Glenn.

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University of Colorado Boulder
University of Colorado Boulder

Public university in Boulder, Colorado, USA and flagship of the University of Colorado System

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University of Colorado

Public university system in Colorado, USA

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United States Naval Academy
United States Naval Academy

United States federal service academy

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#330 World Rank #118 USA Rank
Engineering