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Les Johnson

Les Johnson

Les Johnson

Les Johnson is an author of science fiction for Baen Books and popular science for Springer Books. He's also the Deputy Manager for the Advanced Concepts Office at the NASA George C. Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. His blog can be found here

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I cannot volunteer my time to work on NASA business during the furlough

October 03, 2013

Today I received my furlough notice from NASA. Since my job isn’t considered “excepted,” in other words, since no one will be injured or die if I don’t report for work, then I am to remain at home until recalled to work after the Congress passes and the President signs some sort of budget or continuing resolution to keep the government running.

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