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Help wanted ad: astronauts. april 17 2011

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posted on Apr, 17 2011 @ 02:17 PM
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Heads up members are any of you pilots, www.virgingalactic.com... vigin galactic are looking for a few good men
It would be awsome if a member here could go in space...
Maybe we could get the truth about whats up there
You know inside info...




posted on Apr, 17 2011 @ 02:20 PM
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"" L, M R PUPPIES,,,, C M P N ??



posted on Apr, 19 2011 @ 06:31 AM
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would love to do something like that
someone ask you about your job astronaut
nobody would believe you



posted on Apr, 19 2011 @ 06:59 AM
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These will be the very first commercial Pilots-Astronauts, something which will undoubtedly excite the interest of a great many. Successful candidates will have to be very special: both a full course graduate of a recognised test pilot school and highly and broadly experienced. Virgin is looking for pilots with significant experience of both high performance fast-jet type airplanes as well as large multi-engine types – not only that but “prior spaceflight experience is an advantage”.


Prior spaceflight exprience is an advantage when applying?! Awww
will still apply though for the fun of it!



posted on Apr, 19 2011 @ 07:17 AM
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Cool!
keep us up to date if you decide to apply, good luck, god speed...


P.S. There probably aren't many with space experience so might have a good chance..



posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 05:51 PM
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Who's gonna sign up? I've got many hours of flighttime... as a passenger. You'd think VirginGalactic will count that for the minimum 3,000 hours?

Funny how the job description says nothing about pay level or benefits. Gotta wonder what kind of hours you'd be pulling each trip:

  • Flight planning
  • Suit-up
  • Pre-flight
  • Lift-off
  • Airtime... spacetime
  • Landing
  • Disembark
  • Post-flight activity



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