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DeadBorn: 5/1/1925 in Boulder, Colorado, USA
Cause of death: stroke
Full name: Malcom Scott Carpenter
Noted For: One of the original seven Mercury astronauts; became the second American to orbit the Earth with his Mercury 7 flight (1962).
Quotation: "Godspeed, John Glenn."
Also see this person's photo entry in our Dead or Alive Data Base.