Subject: Sometimes it DOES take a rocket scientist
Scientists at NASA built a gun specifically to launch dead chickens at the
windshields for airliners, military jets and the space shuttle to simulate
the frequent incidents of collisions with airborne fowl.
British engineers heard about the gun and were eager to test it on their new
high-speed trains. Arrangements were made, and a gun was sent to the
When the gun was fired, the chicken hurled out of the barrel, crashed into
the shatterproof shield and smashed it to smithereens, blasted through the
control console, snapped an engineer's backrest in two and embedded itself
in the back wall of the cabin like an arrow shot from a bow. The horrified
Brits sent NASA the disastrous results and begged the US scientists for
NASA responded with a one-line memo: "Defrost the chicken."
Moral: Sometimes it DOES take a rocket scientist. >>
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