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I'm applying as soon as I can get into my USAJobs account, been a long time since I've been in there ( I was interviewing for the FBI, but I backed out, passed the first round of testing though!). But I meet all requirements, so why not have fun with it? tongue.gif
     
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As long as you're at least 19 you can apply. Assuming the legal working age is 16 and you get your BS by the age of 16 and a job out of college that meets the requirements. 18 if you have 1000 manned hours of flight time.

I'm going to flight school now...
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I'm going to flight school now...

Once you get 1,000 flight hours, that counts as 1 year of experience.
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U.S. civilians and active duty military personnel with a bachelor’s degree in engineering, science or math and three years of professional experience meet the requirements
Some hefty requirements.
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U.S. civilians and active duty military personnel with a bachelor’s degree in engineering, science or math and three years of professional experience meet the requirements
Some hefty requirements.

Well this isn't exactly an entry level job. Besides those requirements are pretty almost anywhere. To be a Network Engineer they require a BS and a few years worth of experience.
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I was going to be an astronaut like you, but then i grew 3 inches too tall.
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Damn, everything except the US citizenship. Anyone want to get married before Friday?
Also, I make more than 16%* of Astronauts. Go me!
*(assuming a linear distribution between the upper and lower salary values)

What are you, like a statistician or something?
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Being tall sucks

I'll trade you
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I was going to be an astronaut like you, but then i grew 3 inches too tall.

You're 6'6"? I find that hard to believe
Edited by SkillzKillz - 1/27/12 at 3:08am
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You're 6'6"? I find that hard to believe

Shaq 7'1"
Yao Ming 7'6"
Average NBA player height 6'7" Source
Average American Male Height 5'9" 1/4-5'10" Source

Him being 6'6 not farfetched at all.
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The job description literally says, "some travel required"! I want to apply just so I can get some type of rejection letter. I would love to frame it and hang it in my office just so people walk by and think.......look, this a$$hole thought he could of been a damn astronaut! Although, maybe I do have a 1 in a 1,000,000 chance. I have a degree, I used to work on F-16's and currently work on RADAR for the government (FAA). I'm sure someone has to fix electronics in space. Not to mention, I can moonwalk and I love Tang!
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I'll trade you

On second thought, being tall isn't so bad. I'll just have to start my own space travel company
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