Jack Ohman

October 11, 2013

1962: A Space Odyssey, starring Mercury astronaut Scott Carpenter...

Scott Carpenter, one of the original seven Mercury astronauts, died this week. That leaves only John Glenn as the sole survivor of the group. While Glenn seemingly had the golden touch all the way through his time at NASA (not so much in politics, but still pretty impressive), Carpenter had problems.

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Jack Ohman joined The Sacramento Bee in 2013. He previously worked at the Oregonian, the Detroit Free Press and the Columbus Dispatch. His work is syndicated to more than 200 newspapers by Tribune Media Services. Jack has won the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, the Scripps Foundation Award and the national SPJ Award, and he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2012 and the Herblock Prize in 2013. Contact Jack at johman@sacbee.com. Twitter: @JACKOHMAN.

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