NASA Offering $18K To Stay In Bed For 70 Days

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•39 Sep 23, 2013

NASA researchers will pay volunteers $18,000 to stay for 10 weeks in a bed inclined at six degrees, such that subjects’ feet are higher than their heads, which simulates cardiovascular conditions seen in space. What do you think?

  • “By my accounting, someone already owes me like eleven grand.”

    Spencer Kane –
    Casting Agent

  • “Six-degree incline? Forget it.”

    Wayne Martin –
    Trench Coat Designer

  • “Dang. And all this time I’ve been letting my muscles atrophy for free.”

    Eve Irwin –
    Systems Analyst