drive and ambition
He is a "busy bee" - energetic, restless, and forever on the go. His active mind is always buzzing with ideas and Gordon sometimes finds it difficult to relax, slow down or take the time to reflect and regroup. Gordon Cooper tends to live on nervous energy. He can accomplish a great deal in short bursts, but projects that require long-term commitment, stamina and steady, persistent effort are not easy for Cooper. Gordon Cooper often scatters his energies into so many directions and activities at once that he cannot finish or follow through on all of them. He needs variety, change and intellectual challenges.
Gordon Cooper has a sharp and eager mind, and he enjoys games and competitions with an intellectual challenge. Gordon likes to match wits with others.
Cooper often achieves his desires through his verbal skill and his ability to speak out clearly and convincingly for what he wants. His drive and energy are more intellectual than physical. Gordon Cooper uses his wit, intelligence, communication skills, social sophistication and awareness to achieve his goals.
He is likely to be known for his drive, energy, ambition, and competitive spirit. A successful career based on his ability to take initiative, be a leader, or excel in physical strength and prowess is likely. Gordon Cooper most definitely wants to be a winner and will work hard to achieve that.
He is enterprising, ambitious and has a strong desire to succeed in a big way. Forever on the lookout for new opportunities and promising new ventures, Gordon Cooper is willing to take risks if he senses a winner. No matter how much Gordon accomplishes, he never seems to be completely satisfied. Gordon Cooper always feels that he can do more, and sets his sights on another goal. Gordon Cooper feels frustrated in limited circumstances, and he will abandon secure and reasonably successful situations if they do not offer challenges and future growth potential. Cooper likes to keep stretching his limits, to see how far he can go. Sometimes Cooper overextends himself or promises more than he can actually achieve, due to an overly optimistic or confident assessment of his own capacities. Gordon Cooper relishes healthy competition and feels that it spurs him on to even greater achievements.
Although enterprising and proactive, Gordon Cooper is also capable of ample much self-discipline, patience and effort. He may swing from confidence and trust in the future to pessimism and doubt, when it comes to achieving his aims in life.
Gordon Cooper struggles with feelings of discouragement, self-doubt, and the sense that life is a constant uphill battle. He is also prone to suppressing his feelings - especially aggressive or angry ones. This could lead to chronic resentment and bitterness, which actually undermines Cooper's goal far more than openly expressing his anger would.
On the positive side, Gordon Cooper is capable of immense patience, endurance and tireless effort in order to attain his goals and desires. Gordon Cooper seems to have to work very hard, and without much outside help. However, if he can avoid a negative attitude and keep "plugging along", Cooper will achieve something substantial. Moreover, he is much more effective when working for someone else.
He is industrious and diligent and has the power to establish himself in the world. He is very ambitious and tends to strive for public recognition. Although he may not be looking for trouble, Gordon Cooper could easily get into disputes or quarrels.
Gordon Cooper seems to be in a constant state of deep inner turmoil, is excited easily and subject to changes of mood. Driven by inner compulsion he may do things that invite quarrels or disputes in his relationships and because of his hasty reactions Cooper also is prone to injuries.
Indecision and confusion over his ambitions or direction in life may hold Gordon back from achieving anything solid, especially in his early life. He is very much a dreamer and his interests and inclinations may not translate very readily into concrete goals. Personal glory or accomplishment can never be Cooper's sole motivation or drive in life. Ministering to others in some way may be his calling, however. Or Gordon Cooper could use his dreamy, imaginative energies in creative ways - the arts, music or entertainment field.
Gordon's profession is apt to involve communications, language, carrying messages, sales, speaking, or teaching - put simply, getting ideas across. A great deal of social involvement, networking, and personnel skills also play a significant part in his professional role.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Gemini
Mars in 10th house
Mars Square Jupiter
Mars aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mars Opposition Saturn
Mars Conjunct Sun/Asc.
Mars Conjunct Moon/Pluto
Neptune Square MC
Mercury Sextile MC