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 thought-provoking.
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves become future Quotes of the Day.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Spaceflight is an inherently risky activity. Safety is an ethical matter. I have seen too many friends die in aircraft accidents. I did not feel that I could ask people to participate in this program and accept the risks unless I was willing to do so myself." Source: Edward Wright, chairman of the United States Rocket Academy and project manager for Citizens in Space. He is now training as a Payload Operator for an upcoming flight on an XCOR Lynx spacecraft.