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Mercury Seven Astronauts

Astronaut Wives Reveal Truth Behind 'Picture-Perfect' Marriages

Posted 06.17.2013 | Divorce

Astronaut wives were the "American royalty" of the 1960s, catapulted into the spotlight by their husbands, the Mercury Seven -- NASA's first astronaut...

Mercury Astronaut Scott Carpenter Celebrates 50-Year Flight Milestone

James M. Clash | Posted 07.30.2012 | Science
James M. Clash

I caught up with former astronaut Scott Carpenter -- a retired U.S. Navy captain and one of only two original Mercury Seven "right stuff" astronauts still alive (the other is Glenn) -- on the half-century anniversary of his flight.