HOUSTON — Regional aerospace leaders counseled patience at an Oct. 15 Space Economy Career Summit attended by about 400 displaced mid-career NASA contractor professionals. The laid-off employees are wondering where and when they will work next as the agency responds to the retirement of the space shuttle program and the road map outlined in the 2010 NASA authorization bill signed by President Barack Obama on Oct. 11. A year ago, NASA’s Johnson Space Center, which is responsible for ...


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