NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine told reporters Thursday that Elon Musk had been smoking live on the Internet, "do not trust," reports The Atlantic.
Muscle company SpaceX undergoes a NASA security clearance after inhaling cannabis on the live "Joe Rogan Experience" podcast in September.
Now Bridenstine publicly commented on the incident for the first time. He told a meeting of reporters, "I'll tell you that this was not helpful and did not inspire confidence, and the leaders of these organizations need to take this as an example of what to do when you run an organization that has just been established Will Be American Astronauts. "
Bridenstine claimed to have personally rescheduled security clearance at SpaceX and Boeing suppliers, which was first announced by the Washington Post. He emphasized, however, that he wanted a review of their corporate culture before Musk weed smoked.
His decision was influenced by the tragedies in NASA's history, including the 1
Bridenstine said a question would always be whether NASA's culture contributed to these accidents. "What was the culture of our contractors and were there people hoisting a red flag that we did not hear about, and that culture ultimately contributed to failure and, in such cases, disaster?" he said.
Marina Koren of the Atlantic asked Bridenstine if smoking Musk Live Weed was a red flag. "I think that was not helpful," he replied.
Bridenstine also said he had "several conversations" with Musk about his behavior. "I'll tell you, he's as safe as anyone else, and he understands that this was not an appropriate behavior, and you will not see it again," he continued.
Business Insider turned to SpaceX and NASA to comment.