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Subject:  Re: Pervert Book Lover Date:  5/18/2013  1:37 PM
Author:  BlueGrits Number:  423191 of 507826

NASA instituted what was called "the Goose Rule," saying that, whenever possible, there should be both a pilot and co-pilot in the aircraft. But with the advent of the "scientist-astronaut", not all the astronauts had any flight experience so they put the scientist-astronauts through a program so they could nominally meet the requirements should an emergency occur.

Somewhere back in my humor file I have an announcement from a AIAA mtg where it was stated that Astronaut <> now had her "Back Seat Operator" certification.
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