Zero Hedge: NASA Defrauded by Metals Company Blamed for $700 Million in Losses and Two Failed Launches — NASA Does Not Do Quality Control?

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NASA Defrauded By Metals Company Blamed For $700 Million In Losses And Two Failed Launches

An Oregon-based metals manufacturer faked test results and provided faulty materials to NASA, which the agency says caused over $700 million in losses and two failed satellite launches, according to the results of an internal investigation.

Phi Beta Iota: What this really means is that NASA does not give a shit about quality control and has no serious holistic analytics and true cost economics oversight plan.  Welcome to the fraud that is called the US Government.