Sun, Apr 18, 2010
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 Hubble Space Telescope Repair Mission was
extraordinary on so many levels... The foresight to attempt
repairs rather than scrap the investment in the original telescope,
the complexity and difficulty of the in-space maneuvers, the
stunning visual images of the spacewalks transmitted from space,
and an outcome that extended the life of this marvelous portal into
the universe - all add up to an unmatched technological
Source: Space Foundation Chief Executive
Officer Elliot Pulham, following the Space
Foundation's recognition of the team that put together
and executed the final manned repair visit to the Hubble Space
Telescope in May of 2009, at its 26th annual National Space
Symposium in Colorado Springs. The team won the Space Foundations's
2010 Space Achievement Award.
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