Engineer Falls into Job at NASA by Accident

Man Says He Got a Job at NASA Accidentally

From futurism.com
2021-11-05 20:38:03
Victor Tangermann
Excerpt:

A viral TikTok is making the rounds about an engineer named David Miller telling an unusual story about how he accidentally got a job at NASA.

“I got an interview for a job working on airplanes, then got a call back saying, ‘Hey, there’s a different job that we think you might like and it’s for the Manipulator, Analysis Graphics, and Interactive Kinematics (MAGIK) team,” he recalled in the video, which has been viewed more than nine million times at the time of writing.

It’s a fun story of how one engineer’s life got turned upside down, making an unexpected career change from tinkering with commercial airliners to designing hardware used by astronauts during spacewalks.

The MAGIK team is responsible for setting the groundwork for and investigating the feasibility of planned robotic operations on board space stations, but most of what Miller worked on was concerned with the International Space Station specifically…..

But it wasn’t exactly the most ordinary job, either.

“I worked on a lot of stuff that went up to the station,” Miller recalled in a follow-up TikTok, including “spacewalk hardware and docking systems.”

So what the hell happened? NASA was desperate to fill out its MAGIK team, so…

 

Read Full Article

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

China Alters Weather for Military Parade Protection

China news: Chinese officials ‘changed WEATHER to prevent rain falling on parade | World | News From www.express.co.uk 2021-12-06 17:11:00 Excerpt:   The celebrations were led by President Xi on July 1 at Tiananmen Square. However, to stop any rain falling on the parade, researchers at Tsinghua University found that the clouds above were laced […]

Read More

Suicide Pods for Sale in Switzerland

Suicide Pod Saves Humanity From Freedomist.com Excerpt: It looks beatiful.  I can’t wait to die in it.  Someday, you might find yourself saying these words if you are wealthy enough.  You can just hop aboard your jet to Switzerland and buy yourself a suicide pod that will take you through the joy of life and […]

Read More

Facebook’s Metaverse Gets a Major City, Seoul

Seoul becomes first major city to join the metaverse From metro.co.uk 2021-12-06 12:39:09 Anugraha Sundaravelu Excerpt:   Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon attends an event as an avatar in a metaverse, in a demonstration of the city’s plans (Credit: Seoul City Government) Facebook bet big on the metaverse by changing its name to Meta and now […]

Read More