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garymilgrom
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posted 07-26-2007 09:30 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for garymilgrom   Click Here to Email garymilgrom     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
A report in today's NY Times says NASA has not been tough enough on employees who casually misplace equipment. Here's the excuse given for a missing $4,000+ laptop:
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This computer, although assigned to me, was being used on board the International Space Station. I was informed that it was tossed overboard to be burned up in the atmosphere when it failed.
Full report here: Report Faults NASA on Equipment Losses

Robert Pearlman
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posted 07-26-2007 09:33 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Here are links to the original report:

Property Management: Lack of Accountability and Weak Internal Controls Leave NASA Equipment Vulnerable to Loss, Theft, and Misuse GAO-07-432, June 25, 2007
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