Re: Fortran, assembly programmers ... NASA needs you – for Voyager

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at bluesunhosting.com
Sun Nov 1 08:50:42 MST 2015


On Sat, Oct 31, 2015 at 8:40 AM, Charles Curley <
charlescurley at charlescurley.com> wrote:

> Fortran, assembly programmers ... NASA needs you – for Voyager
>
> Ancient code jocks needed to keep probe alive
>
> With its last generation of space-race engineers hanging up their
> slide-rules, NASA is looking for someone fluent in Fortran and other
> Cold War-era languages.
>
> In an interview with Popular Mechanics, the manager of NASA's Voyager
> program Suzanne Dodd said the retirement of the last original crew
> member has left the space agency with a shortage of people capable of
> communicating with the 40-year-old craft.
>
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/10/31/brush_up_on_your_fortran/
>
> For those thinking about adding to their skills.
>
>
My only Fortran was in college. But to work at NASA could be cool.


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