Wed, Mar 16, 2011
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's 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
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves
become future Quotes of the Day.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"The President's 2012 budget request boosts funding for
our partnership with the commercial space industry and prioritizes
our efforts to ensure that American astronauts and the cargo they
need are transported by American companies rather than continuing
to outsource this work to foreign governments. This new approach in
getting our crews and cargo into orbit will create good jobs and
expand opportunities for our American economy. If we are to win the
future and out build our competitors, it's essential that we make
this program a success." Source: NASA Administrator
Charles Bolden, announcing a new contract with the Russian Space
Agency for transportation of U.S. astronauts to ISS.
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