Re: [MV] lose of spasce shuttle

From: J Travis (
Date: Sat Feb 01 2003 - 19:12:37 PST

It's not a question of the money. The astronauts could make more money
either flying for the airlines, and the mission specialists are all
Ph.Ds who could easily make more teaching at top universities in their
fields. But there are far more important things than just making money,
if one has the chance to experience them in life.

Jay Travis

kuhrick wrote:

> At 09:41 PM 2/1/03 -0500, G.R. Baker wrote:
>> I am also saddened by the disaster today, but those
>> astronauts died doing
>> what they loved. Same as a race car driver that is killed racing, they
>> understood the risk and died living life. The greatest tragedies are the
>> people who live to be 80 or 90 and never live.
> unless i miss my bet there not in IT for the money
> the pay cant be that good
> by the way 3 of the 7 was ham radio operators
> ken m886
> kb9yku
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