Nightly News   |  October 11, 2013

‘Godspeed, Scott Carpenter’

John Glenn, the last survivor of the original Mercury 7 astronauts, issued a statement in remembrance of his friend, Scott Carpenter, who died Thursday at the age of 88. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> it was scott carpenter on the ground in mission control who uttered the famous words, " god speed john glenn ," and his friend and fellow astronaut was poised to orbit the earth that day. today, john glenn , the last survivor of the original mercury seven astronauts issued a statement saying " god speed , scott carpenter , " remembering huh his friend who died yesterday at the age of