Mon, Jan 10, 2005
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
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
"[E]veryone in the world wants to fly
on it because it's the only operable, private manned spacecraft.
However, Paul [Allen] feels that it needs to be preserved for the
Air and Space Museum.... So, I don't think we're still debating it;
it probably will not be flown again. I think we'll move on and our
future space flying will be done with SpaceShipTwo instead of
Source: Burt Rutan, in an interview with George
Nemiroff, on what will happen to SpaceShipOne, now that it's won
the X-Prize. Don't worry -- SpaceShipTwo is on the way.
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