- 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.
Category Archives: Marines
I think it’s past time to get back to a Marine Monday.
A nice story out of the recent “Salute Our Troops” event in Las Vegas. Take a few minutes out of your day to learn about Drak and his handler. Marine Sgt. Kenneth Fischer never heard the blast. One second he … Continue reading
Can you remember who gave your commencement address? I sure can’t but, I would be surprised if anyone from the audience at the University of Idaho will forget this one.
Watch for the HAWK launch at about 6:15 into the video.
Deployments are hard but, with the advances in technology over the last 20 years there are a lot of tools available that help to ease some of the burden. This is how one L/Cpl is able to cope with the … Continue reading
By the time this post publishes this picture will have made it’s way around the internet for a while. It’s still a darn fine picture of a Marine and his Lab. U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Brandon Mann uses his … Continue reading