Mon, May 14, 2007
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"The team has come through with flying colors and gotten
a completely flight worthy tank put together. ... We are
essentially done with all the repairs on the tank
Source: Mike Leinbach, NASA space shuttle
launch director. Agency officials announced Friday repairs on the
hail-damaged external tank on Space Shuttle Atlantis have
been completed, clearing the shuttle for roll out to launch pad 39A
this Wednesday. However, Leinbach said if work to tear down
external tank scaffolding and other preparations go well, the trip
to the pad could move up one day to Tuesday.
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