Last year Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, hosted Joe Rogan's show on YouTube and smoked weeds . That was unfortunate, because SpaceX happens to be a US military security inspector, and the US government does not like marijuana – and in that case, she did not like it so much that she spent $ 5 million to show her displeasure.
The US Air Force initially did not seem to know what the hell is to do with the incident . However, it later turned out that top NASA officials, including administrator Jim Bridenstine were seriously angered by Musk's decision to go on air. NASA then decided that both SpaceX and its competitor Boeing must undergo an intensive security audit and cultural review to ensure that "companies meet NASA's workplace safety requirements, including compliance from a drug-free environment. "According to Politico's (1
Both companies were expected to provide replacement for the retired Space Shuttle in 2017, which frustrated NASA and gave rise to the prospect that the Agency will have additional seats for the International Space Station on Roscosmos. Must acquire rockets. NASA has publicly argued with SpaceX about the delays before burying the ax so Boeing may have come to the conclusion that risking their own spit was not worth it.
The idea that NASA will ever favor SpaceX over Boeing is a snicker for industry insiders, "said Greg Autry, associate professor at the University of Southern California and former member of the Trump NASA Transition Team, to Politico. "Every step of the way, Boeing received more [money] in the program [Commercial Crew development]. Far, far more than $ 5 million. Even discussing $ 5 million in this regard is silly.
Although Musk may have sparked this mess, eventually the government has decided to throw five fat stacks over it, Bridenstine has recently tried to downplay it, and CNBC recently said he did not feel like it
"Honestly, I think both companies are working really responsibly, making sure their cultures are safe," Bridenstine added, "and when we go back to shooting down astronauts Approaching rockets, not only NASA, but also our business partners must be safe. "Rogan's Show" in his growing memory pile of things he made online and now he regrets At least this time, it did not cost him anything.