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Google Execs Received Fuel Discount Meant For NASA Flights
2013-12-12 13:29:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google executives saved millions of dollars due to an improper fuel discount on private aircraft they have had sitting in a leased NASA hanger. NASA said its Ames Research Center began leasing about 70,000 square feet of space in an aircraft hangar on its property to H211 -- a private company that manages aircraft owned or leased by Google executives Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt. When property goes unused at NASA...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'