Friday, July 27, 2007

Drunks In Space

The Mackenzie brothers would qualify as Canadian Astronauts.

Aviation Week & Space Technology reported on its Web site that a special panel studying astronaut health found that on two occasions, astronauts were allowed to fly after flight surgeons and other astronauts warned they were so drunk they posed a safety risk.

The independent panel also found "heavy use of alcohol" before launch — within the standard 12-hour "bottle-to-throttle" rule, the magazine reported.


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1 comment:

Mike said...

Well at least they had those special diapers in case they had a drunken accident...