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Last by Evie on Nov 02, 2010, 10:43am
A while back I posted a great story (ok well I thought it was a great story) about a bad day at work
that I had.
In continuing with the telling of what bad days at work are like, I thought you might like to know what happens when a rocket test goes a little bit not exactly right. As with my last ‘bad day’ post, no one was hurt, and no damage was done.
Sometimes you go to work in the morning and you think to yourself ‘self, this is going to be a good day’, and self thinks back at you ‘yea, yea this is going to be a great day!’
Well in this case self was wrong.
As with many things in life, rocket science does not always go the way you want it to. During my time in the biz, I, like anyone else, have had some good days, some bad days, some happy days, some mad days, and also some scary days.
This day, had its scary moments.
It all started during my first week on the job. I was told I’d be working with the VP of engineering. I was told we’d be working on setting up a sub scale rocket motor test stand, to be used asap to test various fuels. I was told I’d be learning fro . . . More