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(1925 – 2013) American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, astronaut, and aquanaut. He was one of the Mercury Seven astronauts selected for NASA’s Project Mercury in April 1959. Carpenter was the second American to orbit the Earth and the fourth American in space. Signed copy of Scott Carpenter’s book ‘For Spacious Skies’, bold signature in black ink and inscribed ‘Mercury 7’, 6.5 x 9.5 inches.