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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Any inference that all board members were made federal
employees to avoid (open government) provisions is not accurate.
The board determined it could provide a much deeper and richer
review of NASA policies and procedures if it employed standard
(secret) safety-investigation procedures."
Source: Adm. Hal Gehman, USN, Ret., on revelation that
civiilian members of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board,
brought on the ensure credibility and impartiality, are being paid
huge salaries by NASA.