American Experience

Scott Carpenter: Astronaut to Aquanaut

Clip: Season 31 | 1m 4s

An American astronaut and an aquanaut, Scott Carpenter was part of Project Mercury and operated the Aurora 7 spacecraft, which orbited the earth three times. He also joined U.S. Navy’s SEALAB project and stayed underwater for a record of 30 days.

Aired: 02/05/19

Rating: NR

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