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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Our intent is to look at a target of opportunity on the
horizon (to resume shuttle flights) as early as the end of this
calendar year if at all possible."
Source: NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe, announcing the crew of
the next shuttle mission, STS-114. Although the mission has a crew,
the shuttle fleet is still grounded. NASA hasn't said when the
flight might lift-off, nor which shuttle will be picked for the