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The Real Reason for Buyout Offers at NASA

By Keith Cowing
NASA Watch
January 22, 2005

Vacancy Announcement Number: GS05B0100, Goddard Space Flight Center
Position: Utility Systems Repairer Operator, WG-4742-11
Salary: $ 4,497,500 – $ 5,253,000

Editor’s note: Now I know why NASA is offering all of these buyouts – so they can pay this person’s multi-million dollar salary!

GS05B0100 Utility Systems
Repairer Operator, WG-4742-11
$ 4,497,500-
$ 5,253,000
Goddard Space
Flight Center
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