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Rene Carpenter, Astronaut’s Wife Who Broke NASA Mold, Dies at 92

24 Jul 2020, 23:20 UTC
Rene Carpenter, Astronaut’s Wife Who Broke NASA Mold, Dies at 92
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Rene Carpenter watching the launch of her husband, Scott Carpenter, aboard the Aurora 7 capsule in 1962. She declined to conform to the expectations of astronauts’ wives.

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