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December 23, 1989 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Burbank company pleaded guilty Friday to five felony charges of selling substandard nuts and bolts used in the space shuttle and other aircraft, and it agreed to pay $625,000 in fines and restitution, authorities said. Lawrence Engineering & Supply Inc. entered its pleas in federal court in San Jose, where in February a federal grand jury had indicted the company on 33 charges relating to fasteners--mainly nuts and bolts--that Lawrence sold primarily to the U.S.
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December 23, 1989 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Burbank company pleaded guilty Friday to five felony charges of selling substandard nuts and bolts used in the space shuttle and other aircraft, and it agreed to pay $625,000 in fines and restitution, authorities said. Lawrence Engineering & Supply Inc. entered its pleas in federal court in San Jose, where in February a federal grand jury had indicted the company on 33 charges relating to fasteners--mainly nuts and bolts--that Lawrence sold primarily to the U.S.
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September 10, 1988 | GREGORY CROUCH, Times Staff Writer
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration replaced more than 350 potentially substandard bolts in the space shuttle Discovery scheduled for launch later this month but decided to leave another 430 suspected bolts within the shuttle's solid rocket boosters, NASA officials said Friday. The bolts still inside the boosters are not used in critical applications, NASA officials said, and do not pose a safety threat to the five Discovery crew members.
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February 24, 1989 | GREGORY CROUCH, Times Staff Writer
Lawrence Engineering & Supply in Burbank and two of its former top managers were indicted Thursday on charges of selling substandard nuts and bolts used in the space shuttle, nuclear missiles and United Airlines commercial jets. The indictment handed up by a federal grand jury in San Jose listed 33 charges of conspiracy and making false statements to the government in connection with fasteners sold by Lawrence from December, 1983, through October, 1987.
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September 20, 1988 | GREGORY CROUCH, Times Staff Writer
Lee Aerospace Products in Simi Valley is under investigation by the Inspector General's office of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for selling allegedly defective bolts that were installed in the space shuttle Discovery scheduled for launch Sept. 29, The Times has learned. NASA engineers say the suspect parts are not used in critical applications and do not pose a safety threat to Discovery's five crew members. Discovery's two solid rocket boosters contain 1,209 bolts from Lee.
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February 24, 1989 | GREGORY CROUCH, Times Staff Writer
Lawrence Engineering & Supply in Burbank and two of its former top managers were indicted Thursday on charges of selling substandard nuts and bolts used in the space shuttle, nuclear missiles and United Airlines commercial jets. The indictment handed up by a federal grand jury in San Jose listed 33 charges of conspiracy and making false statements to the government in connection with fasteners sold by Lawrence from December, 1983, through October, 1987.
BUSINESS
September 20, 1988 | GREGORY CROUCH, Times Staff Writer
Lee Aerospace Products in Simi Valley is under investigation by the Inspector General's office of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for selling allegedly defective bolts that were installed in the space shuttle Discovery scheduled for launch Sept. 29, The Times has learned. NASA engineers say the suspect parts are not used in critical applications and do not pose a safety threat to Discovery's five crew members. Discovery's two solid rocket boosters contain 1,209 bolts from Lee.
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September 10, 1988 | GREGORY CROUCH, Times Staff Writer
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration replaced more than 350 potentially substandard bolts in the space shuttle Discovery scheduled for launch later this month but decided to leave another 430 suspected bolts within the shuttle's solid rocket boosters, NASA officials said Friday. The bolts still inside the boosters are not used in critical applications, NASA officials said, and do not pose a safety threat to the five Discovery crew members.
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