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Scott Carpenter

Astronaut Scott Carpenter recieves call from President Kennedy on U.S.S. Intrepid, May 24, 1962.

Astronaut M. Scott Carpenter, prime pilot for the Mercury-Atlas 7 (MA-7) mission, talks with President John F. Kennedy via radio-telephone from aboard the carrier U.S.S. Intrepid. Carpenter was recovered by a helicopter and taken to the U.S.S. Intrepid after a 4 hour and 56 minute mission in space on May 24, 1962.

 

May 24, 1962

NASA Johnson Space Center (NASA-JSC)