As children we are taught to do the right thing
and this is where it gets us, especially when there's money on the table. Bravo to this engineer.
The former Mars InSight Lander engineer who won $1.5m from his employer after it sacked him for whistleblowing is now suing NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab for its part in his professional downfall. David Lillie, a Californian who previously worked for NASA contractor Mantech, proved in American federal court that his employer was …
Looks like the over bloated organisation is about to get its support severely restricted by Lockheed and other sensitive fileholders. It’s not enough that they get hacked by pie, now the incompetence of their manglement may result in a large number of promotions to remote stations.
Come on guys. We all know NASA and JPL are crap at managing money so is it a surprise? Nope not really......so can’t wait for the first space force out of USA with great cool gadgets and shite rockets as they can no longer copy everyone else’s homework....
Fortunately, JPL doesn't design or build the rockets. They build and operate the payloads (rovers, bits that orbit and crash into other planets (sometimes intentionally, sometimes not)) but the rockets are still designed and built by others, like Boeing/Orbital Space Alliance (Atlas, Delta), OSC (Minotaur, Antares) and even SpaceX (Falcon, Falcon Heavy).
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