Editor's note: I have received several reports from folks here in the Metro Washington DC area that NASA is shipping copies of new book by Mike Griffin by priority mail. The book is titled "Leadership in Space: selected speeches of NASA Admistrator Griffin - May 2005 to October 2008" (NASA 2008-564). Isn't a little odd to be shipping a book by priority mail to a bunch of people who are on vacation, at work only to water the plants, or otherwise not inclined to read an anthology of Griffin's collected works? Or is the 9th floor thinking that this little tome will some how affect the decision making process of the Transition Team?
Editor's update: A reliable source at NASA tells me that the year end timing of this book's distribution is coincidental and that editing and other chores associated with producing this book pushed its release date back.