Selling Defective Parts to NASA

Alvin Man Indicted on Allegations He Gave NASA Faulty Shuttle Part, Fox 26

"As Space Shuttle Endeavour gets ready to launch Friday night, a NASA contractor is facing a 2-count federal indictment involving shuttle parts. A federal grand jury indicted 60-year-old Richard Harmon, owner of Cornerstone Machining, Inc. in Alvin. He is charged with fraud and making a false statement. ... According to the indictment, "If NASA had used the damaged PFIP as planned to secure cargo to the Endeavour the weld could have cracked open during flight, allowed cargo to come loose and possibly result in the loss of the spacecraft."

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