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Commercial space station Orbital Reef's design phase passes NASA review

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... optimistic in all ways, including proposed timing.

Yeah, yeah, overruns. Some poor bastard won't get his delivery bonus, but you can bet your bollocks that it won't be the bastard handling the proposal phase, who will have moved on by then.

The great unspoken truth about bonus incentives is that the one thing they really incentivise is bullshitting.

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