Skip to comments.NASA Staff Counts Down to Blasting
Posted on 07/21/2003 1:03:22 PM PDT by anymouseEdited on 04/13/2004 1:40:56 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
NASA managers worry that the official report on the shuttle Columbia accident, to be published next month, will damage morale and distract staff from putting shuttles back into space.
"The report will question us at all levels," warned William Readdy, a top NASA official and former astronaut, in a letter sent this month to staff helping to put the shuttle in space again. "Long forgotten will be the many, many scores of safely and successfully accomplished missions."
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Employee moral can only improve, when bad management is removed and replaced with real leadership. O'Keefe knows this (and has been trying to do this since he became the NASA Administrator.)
Maybe the CAIB report will be the catalyst for reforming NASA - if that is even possible.