Nearly 1,400 space shuttle workers laid off in Florida and Texas

Preparing for the imminent demise of the Space Shuttle program, Texas-based United Space Alliance laid off 1,394 workers this week, most of them in Florida. The layoffs represent 15% of the government contractor's employees. We hope that every one of these folks finds a new job quickly, and thank them for all their… » 7/28/10 10:43am 7/28/10 10:43am