May I Borrow The Jet?
Remember when you were young and you asked to borrow your parents’ car for a date? What if you could borrow something faster? Say… a jet? When I became an astronaut, non-pilot Mission Specialists (MSs) had to learn to fly in the backseat of NASA’s T-38 jets. We had instruction in the communication and navigation systems followed by training in doing the actual flying. The T-38s were slick little planes. They could speed around at 700...Read More