Senior NASA Scientist Gets Just 30 Days Prison for Lying to FBI About CCP Collaboration.

A senior NASA scientist has been sentenced to just 30 days in prison for lying about his Chinese university professorship and participation in a Chinese government program to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and NASA. Meyya Meyyappan, a 66-year-old from Pacifica, California, has worked for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) since about 1996. Around 2006, Meyyappan became the Chief Scientist, Exploration Technology at the Center for Nanotechnology, for NASA’s Ames Research Center at Moffett Field located in Silicon Valley, California. Meyyappan, while employed by NASA, was subject to certain requirements, including prohibitions relative to travel, outside employment,

What is China’s ‘Thousand Talents Program’?

In 2008, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) launched the “Thousand Talents Program”, explicitly designed to lure top scientific talent to work for China. The CCP made no secret of their desire to benefit from the knowledge and experience of some of the most brilliant minds in America and Europe, and according to them, the program has been successful in attracting talent to work for the good of the Chinese people. The CCP touts the creation of 73 companies and the enticement of 11,000 high level talent candidates to China as a result of the program. The United States Senate, however,