Damaging Report Released on NASA

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A report released today shows that some astronauts drink heavily before space flights and have, on a couple of occasions, flown drunk. This is just the latest embarrassing news for NASA. Earlier this year, an astronaut was charged with attempted kidnapping and attempted battery. And yesterday NASA reported that a subcontractor had sabotaged a computer. Pat Duggins of member station WMFE in Orlando talks with Alex Cohen about the developments.



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