CARPENTER SIGNED ORBITAL FLIGHT REPORT.
Results of the Second United States Manned Orbital Space Flight, May 24, 1962. Washington: GPO/NASA SP-6, 1962. 107 pp. Illustrations and diagrams, 10 by 8 inches. Original blue printed wrappers.
SIGNED and INSCRIBED: "SCOTT CARPENTER, Aurora 7" on the front cover.
Flight results include spacecraft systems, photography and space science experiments, re-entry and recovery issues, plus a pilot's report by Carpenter. Comparisons with John Glenn's Friendship 7 flight are noted. Describes the Aurora 7 spacecraft (capsule number 18) and the Atlas launch vehicle performance. An appendix provides the complete flight (air to ground) communications transcript.