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01/05/1925 American astronaut Scott Carpenter is born

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Mercury Aurora 7 - Scott Carpenter's Famous Flight | NASA Astronaut Space Program

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The NASA Astronauts of the Mercury Missions (720p)

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The Story Of Sealab II (1966)

He flew to space in Mercury-Atlas 7. It was the second U.S. mission to orbit the Earth. He was the first man who ate solid food in space. Carpenter flew to space only once because he injured his left arm in motorcycle accident. Later he became one of the first humans to live under the ocean surface for an extended period in the Sealab II experiment.
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