Tue, Jul 12, 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
"It's worth recalling that in 1972, when the shuttle
program was approved, the war in Vietnam was raging and our nation
was on the verge of both stagflation and the energy crisis. Our
leaders at the time wisely continued to invest in developing the
shuttle and these investments have paid off handsomely. NASA
comprises less than one half of one percent of the federal budget,
yet it's an enormous benefit to our nation." Source: AIA
President and CEO Marion Blakey.
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