Palm Trees in southern Florida

Thursday, February 13, 2020

'NASA is Hiring' Brings Up the Old Dream.

I read a lot science fiction when I was younger. Going into space was always in the back of my mind, as I grew up in the 60s.

When I went into the Coast Guard, I went into aviation with space in the back of my mind.

Later, when they were looking for Mission Specialists I looked and I realized that I didn't meet the requirements and I really didn't want to go back to school.  
Turns out my actual life was enough.

I thought the dream was gone.

NASA, through the trees and across the water

Still, when I read this morning that NASA was hiring again, I had to take a look at what they needed, just in case.  

The other day I was reading about the rocket SpaceX is building in Texas - this is exciting stuff!  Get a job there even sweeping the floors and you'd still be part of it.  They are making history there!

I guess the dream is never really gone.  I still read science fiction.

This is central Florida


  1. Read the requirements and sadly I do not have a Master's degree and I am too old to boot :-(

    1. Sad isn't it? If I'd done things differently back in '71...
      Actually I am who I am, and that's not an astronaut. Maybe next time?

    2. That is a great attitude to have "I am who I am"...I like that!

      Did you take those two pictures? I really like them.

    3. I took the pictures, thank you.