NASA promises to break culture of silence: CNN

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"JOHNSON SPACE CENTER, Texas (AP) -- The space shuttle engineers who desperately wanted zoom-in satellite pictures of the damaged Columbia in orbit never spoke up at key meetings and never told the manager in charge of the flight.

They were too uncomfortable. Too afraid. "

http://www.cnn.com/2003/TECH/space/07/27/sprj.colu.nasa.culture.ap/index.html [Broken]
 
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In a field like that it makes things worse to set up an atmosphere where people just do what they're told but then that is the way a successful business is supposed to run these days.
 
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Originally posted by jammieg
In a field like that it makes things worse to set up an atmosphere where people just do what they're told ...

Well, NASA is always trying to escape the atmosphere...:wink:
 

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