UPDATE: A discussion about satellite mishaps that bears on this
From NASA Watch the Global Precipitation Measurement Satellite has serious issues.
"To Whom It May Concern:
Due to the culmination of abusive behavior by the Mission Systems Engineer over the past year, including hostile treatment in front of project and division management during a review, and continued assault in the parking lot later that same day; I resign my position as Lead of the High Gain Antenna System for the Global Precipitation Measurement satellite at Goddard Space Flight Center effective immediately. . . .
(It goes on for like five pages). No doubt, the project is at risk.
Below are pictures of the antenna and the satellite with the antenna