NASA 50th Anniversary Moment: Joe Kosmo

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NASA 50th Anniversary Moment: Joe Kosmo
 
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Joe Kosmo: I had gotten a call from my personnel officer by the name of Jack Carroll, I believe his name was. I had graduated an aeronautical engineer. My background in aeronautical engineering, at least from a graduating standpoint, was structures and propulsion. I had applied at the Lewis Research Center. But they didn't have openings there, so they at that point in time forwarded the resume down the line to Virginia. When I got the call, he said "I know you hadn't applied here. But we're going to be doing some interesting development work and wonder if you might be interested." I said, "What are you going to be developing?" He said, "We're going to develop life support systems in space suits, whatever they are." I said, "Well I don't know much about space suits." He said, "Well no one else does either, we're all going to learn. He said does this sound interesting?" I said, "Yes it does."

 
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