library of ready-to-use programs is at your disposal and
Houston will occasionally transmit newly-developed ones
tailored to the specific needs of a given mission. However,
these programs may not always be precisely adapted to your
requirements, in which case you can modify them or even
discard them altogether and write whole new ones.
language used for this task is similar in structure and
syntax to C and Java. The skills you can acquire on this
job could be of invaluable use in your professional career ...
once you get back, that is, to your life as a civilian.
The task may
seem overwhelming and that's exactly why Houston decided
not to appoint a programming specialist to this mission,
hiring instead a man of action equipped with a good deal
of common sense and courage in spades. These qualities are
essential to the success of such a mission and, if you feel
unsure of your own aptitude, don't worry ... you will
be trained on-the-job ...