July 28th, 2007, 17:10 PM
NASA astronauts flew while drunk: report
NASA astronauts twice were permitted to fly despite signs they were drunk, according to report citing "heavy use of alcohol by astronauts."
The report from a panel convened by the US space agency did not name the astronauts involved or provide dates or the nature of the flights. NASA said it will investigate.
"Interviews with both flight surgeons and astronauts identified some episodes of he...