This week, NASA officials issued a press release stating that they will be conducting a “cultural assessment study” of SpaceX and Boeing business partners.
(NEW YORK). You believe that getting good results will be part of NASA’s core mission.
However, the Space Agency is conducting a safety survey at the SpaceX Elon Musk workplace – reportedly in response to the decision of the capricious entrepreneur last summer to smoke a pot and drink whiskey in a podcast that was broadcast on the Internet and hit the video on YouTube.
This week, officials from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have released a press release stating that they will conduct a “cultural assessment study” of SpaceX and Boeing’s commercial partners to ensure that companies comply with NASA safety requirements workplace, including drug-free commitment. ”
The release emphasized the intention of NASA staff to enforce their requirements.
"We fully expect our business partners to meet all safety requirements in the workplace while carrying out our missions and the services they provide to the American people."
"As always, NASA guarantees that they will do it."
But three NASA employees who knew the probe told The Washington Post, in which news of upcoming reviews was first reported that they were being taken in response to Muska’s herbal indulgence in a podcast.
A NASA spokesman declined to say exactly what caused the reviews. But in one of the interviews, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine told the newspaper that it was a matter of public confidence.
“If I see something inappropriate, the key problem for me is what is the culture that led to this irrelevance, and NASA participated in it,” he said. “As an agency, we not only behave, but also our contractors. We need to show the American public that when we put an astronaut on a rocket, they will be safe.
Space X is one of Musk's most notable achievements — demonstrating the ability to reuse rockets and launch cargo more economically, which significantly changed the paradigm for the space business.
NASA has invested into SpaceX a contract for cargo flights to the International Space Station worth $ 1.6 billion, and NASA is counting on SpaceX – and another commercial supplier of Boeing to transport goods and astronauts to its orbital outpost.
Both companies were supposed to fly test flights in August with the hope of launching astronauts before the end of 2018, but both firms had failures.
But this week NASA announced that the first flight of the SpaceX rocket, built for the flight of astronauts to the International Space Station, will be launched in early January from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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