Scott Carpenter

Scott Carpenter bio

Birth Name: Malcolm Scott Carpenter

Occupation: Astronaut

Place Of Birth: Boulder

Date Of Birth: May 1, 1925

Date Of Death: October 10, 2013

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Scott Carpenter was born on the 1st of May, 1925. He was best known for being a Astronaut. The second American to orbit the earth, he was a part of the Mercury-Atlas 7 mission.

Scott Carpenter was born in Boulder. He served in the U.S. Navy and fought in the Korean War. He was one of the original seven astronauts selected for Project Mercury.

Scott Carpenter was a Taurus and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Scott Carpenter was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Malcolm Scott Carpenter is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Scott Carpenter’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Scott Carpenter’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Scott Carpenter kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Scott Carpenter was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Malcolm Scott Carpenter
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Scott Carpenter was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Scott Carpenter was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Scott Carpenter had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Scott Carpenter’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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