Mon, May 03, 2004
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
Quote of the Day usually derives from current news, though we
reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have a bearing
on the day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"I want to thank you all for honoring
Dick Scobee. So many times he's been remembered for how he died.
Thank you for remembering how he lived."
Source: June Scobee-Rodgers, widow of
Challenger astronaut Dick Scobee, as her late husband was inducted
into the Astronaut Hall of Fame on Saturday. Also inducted Saturday
were Kathryn Sullivan, the first American woman to walk in space;
Frederick Gregory, the first African-American to serve as a
spaceship commander; Norman Thagard, the first American to live
aboard the Mir station; and Richard Covey, commander of the first
post-Challenger mission into space.
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