A SpaceX Contractor Forged Safety Inspection Reports For Parts
Business Insider reports a SpaceX contractor forged signatures on inspection reports for Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy rocket parts.
The US Department of Justice said Wednesday that officials arrested James Smalley and charged him with falsifying at least 38 inspection reports for SpaceX.
The parts were due to be used in Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy launches.
Smalley, who works for PMI, told investigators that he forged the signatures of at least three investigators from SQA Services.