Re: Look backwards for safety

From: Michael M. Butler (
Date: Fri Oct 05 2001 - 02:00:38 MDT

One "G.I.B." of my acquaintance has referred to the condition as
"my gyros are permanently caged and locked in the 'no problems here'

I take it, from my reading, that it is a bit of immersion/overload
"therapy"--if you don't wash out, your brain gives up. In a good way.
A little googling will turn up some putative treatment protocols.


PS: GIB is aviator-speak for "guy in back"--the unpilot. Weapons, nav, whatever;
think "Goose" in _Top Gun_, IIRC.

Andrew Clough wrote:
> >David Lubkin wrote:
> >
> > Years ago, I read an article about a NASA researcher who came up with a
> >technique for inoculating you against all manner of motion sickness. The
> > trouble was that it required about a dozen hours of non-stop nausea.
> >

Job One:  MAKE YOURSELF USEFUL.  If you're not part of the solution, 
  what are you doing scumming up the bottom of our beaker? --MMB  
"Let's roll." --Last words heard over Todd Beamer's cell phone 
   before the counterassault aboard UA93, 02001.09.11.~10:10EDT

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