Here is a full transcript and audio of the 1962 Mercury-Atlas 6, Friendship 7 mission with pilot John Glenn. Hear his actual first-hand account of what he saw.
NASA’s Wallops facility in Virginia will launch a sounding rocket to deploy “vapor tracers” to study unseen movements in the atmosphere.
Scott Carpenter was one of the seven original Mercury astronauts. He flew the second earth orbital mission for the United States in the capsule Aurora 7 on May 24, 1962.