- 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.
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Hostage Rescue in the Age of ISIS Think about that for just a minute or two. Hostage Rescue in the Age of ISIS… What changes? Why does it change? What does that mean to me and more importantly what should … Continue reading
A while back I pointed out the threat that was developing as individuals hostile t0 US interests were poised to use the human trafficking channels through Central America to enter the US surreptitiously. At the time the focus was primarily … Continue reading
So here’s video that would be considered alarmist, extreme, and probably “racist” in many circles. I wanted to drop it in here for a several reasons. Historical context. There are some things that we tend to forget about the middle … Continue reading
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October 23rd, 1983. A Sunday if I remember correctly was not a good day. The Beirut Barracks Bombings (October 23, 1983, in Beirut, Lebanon) occurred during the Lebanese Civil War when two truck bombs struck separate buildings housing United States … Continue reading
This is a really good op-ed piece from the NYTimes. It shines a light of reality on the issue. We live in a Republic that is blessed by it’s structure and the foresight of the founding fathers. However, it seems … Continue reading
An interesting snippet about Google employee benefits. Source: Did You Know That When A Google Employee Dies… | Things You Didn’t Know So let’s think about this for a minute. If you have an employee that is making 120K, and … Continue reading
And so the 2014-2015 season comes to an end. It ends with the Hawks shutting out the Lightning for a game six win. There are a lot of good stories out there about the game, and the individual stories surrounding … Continue reading
Awesome rant. It all boils down to manners, and selfishness. Love the dentist story. No, you are not ‘running late’, you are rude and selfish | Creative Staffing Agency.