I have written before about the covert threat that Iran poses to the Western Hemisphere and the activity of the Republican Guard within Central America. Here is a quick look at a macro level of the drivers of the current conflict with Iran, and where it could go in the short to medium term.
- May 24, 1962 - Scott Carpenter on the Way to Mercury-Atlas 7 Launch Site
Astronaut Scott Carpenter walks to the launch site to begin the Mercury-Atlas 7 (MA-7) mission on May 24, 1962. Carpenter's Aurora 7 capsule lifted off aboard an Atlas rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 7:45 a.m. EST, May 24. Carpenter was the fourth American in space and second American to orbit Earth.