drive and ambition
He is a "busy bee" - energetic, restless, and forever on the go. His active mind is always buzzing with ideas and Scott sometimes finds it difficult to relax, slow down or take the time to reflect and regroup. Scott Carpenter 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 Carpenter. Scott Carpenter 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.
Scott Carpenter has a sharp and eager mind, and he enjoys games and competitions with an intellectual challenge. Scott likes to match wits with others.
Carpenter 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. Scott Carpenter uses his wit, intelligence, communication skills, social sophistication and awareness to achieve his goals.
He is a doer and an achiever. Energetic, courageous, and often impatient, Scott Carpenter will forge ahead with his plans regardless of the reservations of others. In fact, Carpenter often feels other people get in his way and he prefers to work on his own. Scott is active, assertive and rather competitive as well.
While Scott Carpenter enjoys challenging himself to extend his abilities or try new activities, he is apt to bite off more than he can chew. Failures or accidents due to his overestimating his prowess or capacities and being overly eager and poorly prepared may result. Fortunately these disappointments or blunders do not dampen Scott's spirits or his ambitions permanently; he has a lot of resilience and optimism. Most likely Scott Carpenter will need to develop his physical coordination and sense of timing in order to practice some of the activities he dreams of.
Intensely restless, dynamic and energetic, he is always on the go. When Scott Carpenter wants something, he wants it NOW, and he acts decisively and impulsively, albeit sometimes hastily and prematurely. Impatient, high-strung, and often nervous and tense, Scott finds it difficult to slow down, pace himself or relax. He is fiercely individualistic and independent, self-willed and intolerant of restraints and restrictions imposed by others. Scott Carpenter has a reckless disregard for authority and can be extremely rebellious. Cooperating with others is not Carpenter's strong point! He is often brutally frank and abrupt with people, and can be quite impersonal when he is pursuing a desired goal. He may demonstrate an explosive temper when his will is blocked. Scott Carpenter has a superabundance of energy and he needs a great deal of personal freedom to do things in his own style and at his own pace.
Scott Carpenter has a strong desire for public attention and the need to be important. Scott wants to be recognized for his efforts and wants to be in a leading role. He is willing to cooperate and enjoys team work as the leader of a group.
He is quite passionate, loves children, and is inclined to wish for a large family. In fact, Scott Carpenter is likely to become completely bound up in his marriage and family life.
Carpenter dedicates himself wholeheartedly to a cause, makes a great deal of sacrifices and does away with superfluous activities and interests. Others find his approach too severe and are unwilling to go along with Scott Carpenter under the difficult circumstances that he is willing to tolerate. His determination and capacity for self-denial often help Carpenter get through the rough spots and achieve the goal he is aiming for.
A strong home base may be the most important factor in Scott's choice of career and his success or lack thereof. Family support is crucial to Scott Carpenter, and he would not sacrifice his family for the sake of any advantage or achievement in the outside world. If Scott Carpenter has a solid foundation and a healthy relationship with his parents, he is likely to fulfill any of his aspirations for success.
Scott Carpenter needs to have a strong spiritual base to his life in order to achieve anything in concrete, objective terms. In other words, fulfilling any ambitions he has for himself will depend upon whether or not Carpenter feels connected to a higher source. Clarifying his own role or direction in life may take Scott Carpenter some time, so he is likely to be a "late bloomer" when it comes to external manifestations and success in material terms.
Scott Carpenter tends to want to take the easy road to success, and unless other factors in his chart suggest a capacity for effort or a lot of energy, laziness could interfere with achieving whatever ambitions Carpenter has. He tends to gain his objectives through his personal charm and appeal. Scott Carpenter also possesses a fine aesthetic sense which could be a prominent factor in his career.
He is refined and sensitive and likely to have subconscious insights or hunches. Scott Carpenter is highly intuitive and the feelings he gets about things are probably accurate. He is also creative and inspirational and could do well in an artistic field.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Gemini
Mars in 1st house
Mars Quincunx Jupiter
Mars Square Uranus
Mars Conjunct Sun/N. Node
Mars Conjunct Venus/N. Node
Saturn Trine Pluto
Moon Opposition MC
Neptune Opposition MC
Venus Square MC
MC Opposition Moon/Neptune