Joseph Abbott (faxpaladin) wrote,
Joseph Abbott
faxpaladin

OK, this worries me

Not the news in and of itself, that Boeing has been awarded the contract for the Ares I upper stage. The scary bit is in this quote from the press release:

"Boeing will apply its best practices in program management and Lean manufacturing principles from across the company to ensure that we produce the safest, lowest-cost and most reliable upper stage for NASA," said Roger A. Krone, president of Network and Space Systems, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems.
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