Originally Posted by Stanley Nickels
It looks like, outside of the Area 51 scientist from Independence Day, NASA fired anyone under 40..
NASA's not a growth industry.
When I joined the defense industry in the mid-80s, we noticed at one point that all of the engineers were either in their 20s or older than 50. That didn't bode well, and sure enough, a lot of us got laid off in the next down cycle.