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Former Boeing Engineer Charged In Selling Shuttle Info To China....

Mon Feb 11, 2008 7:06 pm

http://news.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,30200-1304997,00.html

'Shuttle Secrets Stolen For China'
Updated:18:59, Monday February 11, 2008

A former Boeing engineer has been charged with stealing Space Shuttle secrets for China, the US Justice Department said.
He is one of four people arrested on suspicion of spying for China. US Justice officials are to give a statement on the charges in the next few minutes.
 
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Former Boeing Engineer Charged In Selling Shuttle Info To China....

Mon Feb 11, 2008 7:16 pm

The press conference is under way, it looks like the Grammy awards with all those people crowded behind the podium  Smile

Two men and one woman have been arrested.
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RE: Former Boeing Engineer Charged In Selling Shuttle Info To China...

Tue Feb 12, 2008 6:21 am



Quoting OA260 (Thread starter):
A former Boeing engineer has been charged with stealing Space Shuttle secrets for China, the US Justice Department said.

What secrets the space shuttle is 30 years old. Hope they have better luck with their if they build them.
 
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RE: Former Boeing Engineer Charged In Selling Shuttle Info To China...

Sun Feb 17, 2008 1:00 am

Wouldn't this mean they could be charged with treason for a national security reason for selling information to the "enemy" (in a way)?
 
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RE: Former Boeing Engineer Charged In Selling Shuttle Info To China...

Sun Feb 17, 2008 2:32 am

Yes, this is an excellent idea. Nothing will demonstrate global superpower like building a space shuttle circa 2015. It's worked out real well for us.
 
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RE: Former Boeing Engineer Charged In Selling Shuttle Info To China...

Sun Feb 24, 2008 1:47 pm



Quoting TexL1649 (Reply 4):
Yes, this is an excellent idea. Nothing will demonstrate global superpower like building a space shuttle circa 2015. It's worked out real well for us.

I think it's a bit more serious than that:

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Dongfan "Greg" Chung, 72, was employed by Rockwell International from 1973 until its defence and space unit was acquired by Boeing in 1996.

Chung is alleged to have supplied trade secrets relating to the Space Shuttle, the C-17 military transport aircraft, and the Delta IV rocket.

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RE: Former Boeing Engineer Charged In Selling Shuttle Info To China...

Sun Feb 24, 2008 3:25 pm

Selling China space technology can only forward their ICBM technology so even if it is 30 year old tech, it could help them with their missile program. If we'd just stop selling them missile tech for "peaceful purposes" and the Aussies would stop selling them Uranium well, we'd have a lot less to worry about.  Smile
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