“We dropped it…”

By Deane Barker on October 11, 2004

Satellite mishap blamed on human error: It took 113-pages to come to this conclusion.

A $239 million satellite toppled to a factory floor last year because nobody bothered to check that it was secure before moving it, according to a NASA investigation board’s report on the mishap.

There’s a picture of the accident here. Looks very, very expensive.