Fri, Apr 26, 2013
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 thought-provoking.
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
“I am disheartened by the administration’s ever-changing goals and their lack of justifications and details. The goal of NASA’s human spaceflight program is to go to Mars and beyond on a path that includes returning to the Moon or asteroids as necessary. This stepping-stone approach for our exploration out of low-earth orbit is clear and unambiguous. America is a nation of explorers, and space is the next frontier. While federal budgets will continue to be uncertain, Congressional support for NASA’s exploration mission is clear and unwavering.” Source: House Science Committee chair Lamar Smith (R-TX), to NASA administrator Charles Bolden during a hearing Wednesday.
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